“Z” by Costa Gavras

Kino Klassika as a part of its film season A World To Win which marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution by looking at 100 years of Revolution on film brings you a political thriller by Costa Gavras.

Based on true events, “Z” is the award-winning drama that chronicles the assassination of liberal Greek politician Gregoris Lambrakis in 1963 and its cover up by military and government officials. On its release, “Z” immediately became one of the cinematic sensations of the late sixties, and was the first foreign film in 31 years to earn an Oscar nomination for best picture.

The Regent Street Cinema,
309 Regent St,
London W1B 2HW.

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Bringing together provocative films by directors such as Sergei Eisenstein, Mikhail Kalatozov, Larisa Shepitko and Andrei Smirnov, Jean-Luc Godard, Gauber Rocha, Andrzej Wajda, Bernardo Bertolucci and Ken Loach, the season offers a touring programme to reach audiences across the UK and includes the once-banned Soviet film commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of 1917, Larisa Shepitko and Andrei Smirnov’s Beginning of an Unknown Century on March 8, International Womens Day.

Join us for A World To Win at Regent Street Cinema and other venues across the UK from Friday 17 February 2017 culminating in a landmark screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s October with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre on the 26th October 2017.

A World to Win programme is curated by Professor Ian Christie, Dr Maria Korolkova, and Justine Waddell of Kino Klassika Foundation.


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