Uncertain States and Roast Beef Productions brings award winning film ‘The Russian Woodpecker film by Chad Garcia and ‘L’assenza‘ a short film starring Stephen Mangan
The Arts Pavilion Mile End
Clinton Road (off Grove Road) E3 4QY
A man becomes obsessed by the sight of his own double in an Italian film from the early 1960s.
L’Assenza, a short film backed by the BFI, written/directed by Jonathan Romney, produced by Carey Born of First Born Films in association with Lighthouse.
‘The Russian Woodpecker’
Winner of the world cinema grand jury award Sundance 2015, offfical selection at Sheffield Doc/Fest. While researching a secret Soviet antenna at Chernobyl, which interrupted global radio communications from 1976 – 1989, Fedor Alexandrovich uncovers a dark conspiracy. The scientists and military men dismiss his warnings that Russia is behind a massive cover-up and he descends into a nightmare where he battles the antenna on his own terms. When he is invited to address the crowds in Kiev’s Revolution Square during height of the protests, he fears that powerful men may kill him if he speaks out.