Director
Aleksandr Sokurov

Filmography
(selected)
1988 Dni zatmeniya /Days of Eclipse
1992 Kamen/ Stone
1996 Mat´i syn/ Mother and Son
1999 Molokh/ Moloch
2002 Russkiy kovcheg/ Russian Ark
2007 Alexandra
2011 Faust
2015 Francofonia

Biography
​He was born in Russia in 1951. He studied History at Gorky University. At the age of 19 he made his first television show as a producer. Between 1975-1979 he studied Film Direction at Moscow’s VGIK. In 1980, he was hired by Lenfilm Studios and also began working at the Leningrad Studio for Documentary Films, where he made his documentaries. He has received many Russian and international awards such as FIPRESCI and Tarkovsky Awards. The European Film Academy listed Sokurov among the best 100 directors of world cinema.

Special Screenings

Francofonia / Aleksandr Sokurov

The story of two remarkable men, Louvre director Jacques Jaujard and Nazi Occupation officer Count Franziskus Wolff Metternich (enemies then collaborators), whose alliance would be the driving force behind the preservation of the museum treasures. Francofonia explores the relationship between art and power, the Louvre museum as a living example of civilization, and what art tells us about ourselves, even in the midst of one of the bloodiest conflicts the world has ever seen.


Director:Aleksandr Sokurov
Script:Aleksandr Sokurov
Cinematography:Bruno Delbonnel
Editing:Alexei Jankowski, Hansjorg Weissbrich
Sound:Emil Klotzsch, Andre Rigaut, Jac Vleeshouwer, Ansgar Frerich
Music:Murat Kabardokov
Costumes:Colombe Lauriot Prevost
With:Louis-Do de Lencquesaing (Jacques Jaujard), Benjamin Utzerath (Count Franziskus Wolff-Μetternich), Vincent Nemeth (Napoleon), Johanna Korthals Altes (Marianne)
World Sales:Films Boutique, Germany T.+49 30 695 378-50 info@filmsboutique.com www.filmsboutique.com
Distribution in Greece:Filmtrade Vassilis Sourapas T. +30 210 6981 083-4 F. +30 210 6983 430 info@filmtrade.gr www.filmtrade.gr
Producer:Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Thomas Kufus, Els Vandevorst
Production:Ideale Αudience, France T. +33 1 53201400 ideale@ideale-audience.fr www.ideale-audience.fr & Zero One Film, Germany T. +49 30 390 6630 office@zeroone.de www.zeroone.de & N279 Entertainment, The Netherlands T.+31 20 422 9199 info@n279entertainment.com www.n279entertainment.com
Production Country:France-Germany-The Netherlands
Co-production:Arte France Cinema, Le Musée du Louvre (France)
Format:DCP Color
Duration:87'
Production Year:2015
Screening Schedule
OLYMPION:Monday, November 09, 2015 - 20:30 | ID:316
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 19:30 | ID:926
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