The seminal work of the French Sociologist Roger Caillois, a translation of Les jeux et les hommes (1958). It is an influential book on the sociology of play and games, or rather in Caillois' terms sociology derived from play. Caillois sees many of the st
This is a unique project timed to the 400th anniversary of the accession of the Romanovs' house in Russia, combining elements of the feature and documentary films, information graphics and animation. History will tell you what the Russian autocracy was li
Arrival in Primorsk new head of the district department of the Internal Affairs Directorate Colonel Ganetsky becomes for the head of the search, Egor Zhzhonov, an unpleasant surprise. By that time, Zhzhenov had imposed a relative order on the territory en
English subtitles. Running time:177 minutes. Mini-series (4 episodes).
The second part of the military drama that received a Oscar in 1995.
A movie closely based on short stories by Fedor Dostoevsky.
Reference book for parents-emigrants who raise 0-3-yearold children. Volume includes daily advice and recommendations, along with reference on peculiarities of child development.
Poetry by Joseph Brodsky read by Zhanna Vladimirskaia in this mono-play.
This film is based on the early stories by the outstanding Soviet writer Maxim Gorky. There are several interwoven love lines in this beautiful, poetic drama: between the horse thief Zobar (played by Grigore Grigoriu) and the beautiful Gypsy girl Rada (p
English subtitles. 2 DVDs.
For 2-8 players. Takes 10-20 minute to play. Contents: 55 cards and illustrated rules. Spot it develops visual perception and matching skills. Truly Amazing. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any 2 cards in this game. Spot it and
Children who have problems at school or with friends, or with parents, children who disobey, children who are being bullied and who are too shy are always suffer mainly because of their family dynamics. Author of this book offers simple and effective appr
A mono play about the life of Anna Akhmatova and her generation. Performed by talented actress, Zhanna Vladimirskaia. Outstanding performance and music accompaniment. 2 hours 25 minutes.
30 minutes. In color and B/W. Biographical documentary on the poet and Nobel prize winning author. Pasternak is also well known inside of Russia for his translations of Shakespeare.
The film is based on the Chekov play 'Tatiana Repina' and the short story 'Difficult People.' At his wedding, the groom is horrified to see in the church crowd, his former mistress - who had recently committed suicide. In Russian with subtitles in Russi
This new documentary film from Nikita Mikhalkov ('Burnt by the Sun') traces the fate of emigrants from the 'first war,' mainly the so-called 'war immigrants.' The authors attempt to understand the motivations for these people, how their lives took shape o