Vitaly Mansky: In Focus

Ukrainian-born Vitaly Mansky is one of Russia’s most acclaimed documentary filmmakers. Over the course of his career, Mansky has directed over 30 films which have been presented at more than 500 festivals across the world. Mansky has tirelessly chronicled political and social developments in Russia since the fall of the Soviet Union through examining the struggles of everyday-lives. The films in this selection blend myth, reality, propaganda and fiction to reveal the many-sided legacy of the Soviet dream.