PREMIERE AT MOSCOWS
A 93 minutes special version of Russia from Above premiered as the opening film of Moscow’s International Documentary Film Festival Doker 2019. The shorter edit version was narrated by Russian cult star actor Victor Sukhorukov. The sold-out premiere on 3rd April 2019 in Russia’s largest movie theatre Oktyabr was attended by an audience of 1,600. Festival director Irina Shatalova welcomed ZDF director of culture programmes, Peter Arens, along with the keynote speaker, the Ambassador of Germany to Russia, Herr Rüdiger von Fritsch, and the vice chairman of the Russian parliament Duma, Mrs Olga Epifanova.