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Elektro Moskva

AT 2013, 90 min, Elena Tikhonova & Dominik Spritzendorfer

Low-fi sound, tonal imperfection: sensation. Elektro Moskva is an essay-like narrative
about Soviet and post-Soviet “electronic history” – from the Theremin and synthesizer to the bugging devices of the KGB.

ELEKTRO MOSKVA (Electro Moscow) is an essayistic documentary about the Soviet electronic age and its legacy. The story begins with the inventor of the world’s first electronic instrument, Leon Theremin, unveiling the KGB’s huge pile of fascinating devices, some of which were musical. They all came into existence as a by-product of a rampant defense industry. Nowadays, those aged and abandoned ‘musical coffins’, as solidly made as a Kalashnikov, are being recycled and reinterpreted by the post-Soviet generations of musicians, sound collectors and circuit benders. The story of the Soviet synthesizers as an allegory to the everyday life under the Soviet system: nothing works, but you have to make the best out of it. An electronic fairy tale about the inventive spirit of the free mind inside the iron curtain- and beyond.

 

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Festivals:

Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013 | Sheffield DOK Fest 2013 | FID Marseille 2013 | New Horizons 2013 IN COMPETITION Adelaide - Big Pond Film Festival, 2013 | Cork - IndieCork Film Festival, 2013 | Graz - Diagonale, Festival des österreichischen Films 2013 | Joensuu - Rokumentti Rock Film Festival 2013 | Kaunas Int. Film Festival 2013 | Köln - SoundTrack_Cologne 2013 | Leipzig - Int. Festival für Dok.- u. Animationsfilm 2013 | Paris - Festival Serendip 2013 | Victoria - Antimatter Underground Film Festival 2013 | Wiesbaden - exground on screen 2013 | Göteborg Int. Film Festival 2014 | Film Festival Rotterdam 2014 | Buenos Aires 14 - BAFICI Int. Independent film Festival | Salem Int. Filmfestival 2014 | CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art - Berlin 2014 | Flatpack Festival - Birmingham 2014 | Sofia Int. Filmfestival 2014

NEWS

CHINA REVERSE im Kino

nächste Termine: Baden Mai 2015, Linz, Mistelbach: Juni 2015
aktuelle Spieltermine und Zeiten

ELEKTRO MOSKVA out now on VOD!

Internationally acclaimed documentary ELEKTRO MOSKVA is now available on VOD on several VOD Platforms and with various subtitles: I-Tunes, Amazon, Google +, Flimmit, Real Eyz, Docs Online

NEW: FILMDELIGHTS CHANNEL ON FLIMMIT & SPECIAL FILM PACKAGE

Watch three of our extraordinary documentaries about extraordinary women in a package now on FLIMMIT
More of our films are now available on demand in a special FILMDELIGHTS CHANNEL !

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FESTIVALS

PRIVATE REVOLUTIONS @ Cinema Arab Film Festival, NL

Alexandra Schneider´s documentary will be presented at Cinema Arab Film Festival in Amsterdam, screenings: 23rd, 24th April 2015

PARCOURS D´AMOUR Austrian Premiere @ Crossing Europe FF

PARCOURS D´AMOUR directed by awarded German director Bettina Blümner (Prinzessinnenbad) will celebrate it´s Austrian premiere at Crossing Europe Film Festival on 23rd April, 21.00. Second screening 24th April 11.30. Director Bettina Blümner will attend the screenings.

Filmdelights @ Visions du reél & Doc Outlook-lnternational Market (DOCM)

Meet Christa during the upcoming Visions du réel Festival and Doc Outlook-lnternational Market (DOCM) in Nyon between 20 - 22 April 2015. 

VARVILLA WON THE SPECIAL JURY AWARD @ FIFE FILM FESTIVAL

Congratulations to Varvilla!

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