Immortal, Ksenia Okhapkina, Estonia / Latvia 2019, 61 min., Russian with English subtitles
Filmmakers Ksenia Okhapkina (Immortal), Matjaž Ivanišin (Oroslan) discuss their filmmaking practices and their most recent features, made and set in former Soviet Bloc countries and all receiving their UK premieres at FRAMES of REPRESENTATION. This round-table session will focus on storytelling and spectatorship as tools for processing personal and political trauma; the ways in which these films present the differences between unspoken repression and articulated communal discourses; and modern modes of censorship and film production in the respective milieus of both filmmaker.
This event is co-curated by the ICA and students from the MA in Film Programming and Curation at the National Film and Television School. Film critic Jonathan Romney will be hosting the round-table and will be joined by students from the MA.