Wed 30 Jan: the day of cultural differences
from 16.00 How to date a foreigner.
The workshop gave you an insight in your personal situation, advice-on-size and face-to-face experience-sharing
17.30 film “Code unknown”
A true masterpiece by Michael Haneke about bonds and barriers between people and the difficulty of communicating in the modern world.
19:00 Workshop How to be a real gentleman
By Irina Birger, a real lady with a lot of experience on international level (Moscow-Belgrade-Tel Aviv-Amsterdam)
Thu 31 Jan: women's day
from 16:00 casting for the Russian Roulette.
On this day everyone had the chance to date a Russian Bride. 10 contestants were ready to meet you!
18:30 film “The Polish bride” .
Karim Traïdia, 1998. How to love each other without saying too many words.
Fri 1 Feb: the day of nostalgia
from 16:00 the sweet and bitter taste of Russian tea
17:30 film “Since Otar Left”
A subtle and sad story by Julie Bertucelli about missing a family member and the beauty of human relationship in hard times.
from 19:00 Russian restaurant:
make your own pelmeni, learn to drink vodka and sing together with the Russian choir "Soroki"
Sat 2 Feb: the day of love and romance
16:00 film programme (a selection of previously shown films):
Since Otat Left. Julie Bertuccelli 2003
Code Unknown, Michael Haneke 2000
20:00-22:00 Russian Roulette
Sun 3 Feb: hangover day
From 16:00 beer, tea, hangover snacks: vobla, sunflower seeds, etc.
Hangover games: cards and domino
17.00 Hangover film:
Nederlands voor beginners, Urszula Antoniak (Rinkel Film / VPRO 2007) - 50 min
Special thanks to all participants for their contributions and to the Dutch film distributor Cinemien for the films.