Klassiki Journal

You can enjoy interviews, videos and essays from guest filmmakers, critics and the team here. We’ll share insights into favourite films and help you mine the gold that is Klassiki.

Yuliya Solntseva: the hidden history of the Soviet Union’s original queen of film

Binka Zhelyazkova: remembering the defiant conscience of Bulgarian cinema

Looking for Ester Krumbachová: the Czech New Wave mastermind hiding in plain sight

Valeria Gai Germanika: from queen of punk to Christian provocatrice

Kirill Serebrennikov’s precarious place in Russian cinema

Sergei Parajanov’s kaleidoscopic shadow over Soviet cinema

Joseph Brodsky: telling the story of a life in exile