What percentage of your films are documentaries?
Documentaries are about 70% of our repertoire.
Is your cinema open year round?
Cinema is open all year except 2 weeks on summer when we have a bit of refurbishment.
How many screenings does your cinema offer each week?
We have 4-6 screenings each day, so about 35 each week.
Does your cinema have a particular mandate with respect to the kind of documentaries you screen?
No we don’t have a particular mandate. We just choose very carefully the tittles. According to the DFC Company Charter we act in order to develop a cultural environment in the field of domestic art of documentary films and to promote the popularization of contemporary Russian culture and art in Russia and all over the world.
How do you find the films you want to screen?
We work in close partnership with Russian and international distributors, with Russian film schools and productions, follow the line-up of the festivals etc. We do a research as well.
How many seats is your cinema?
DFC has 90 seats. Plus 20 people could be seated on pillows on the stairs.