Platforms of the Festival
Dom Kino (The Cinema House) of the Cinematographers Union of Russia, Ural Branch, was opened on April 2th, 1983. The initiator of its creation was Yaropolk Lapshin – classic of the Ural cinema, head of the Cinematographers Union Ural department of that time.
Originally Dom Kino was conceived as a creative club of Ural filmmakers and subsequently became one of the most important cultural centers of Yekaterinburg.
Dom Kino is a "club" cinema, interdisciplinary cultural platform. Annually here are held film screenings and events of different Russian and international festivals (International Festival-Workshop "Kinoproba", The Manhattan Short Film Festival, Show US, Festival Les Saisons Parisiennes, Stalker, Rossiya, "New German Cinema" etc.), the film-club events, Special Screenings, Premieres, creative performances and meetings with famous directors and figures of not only Russian, but also all world cinematography.
The primary mission of the Center is to keep the historical heritage of the first Russian President and his epoch. The core of the Center is the museum equipped with the newest multimedia technologies that help to vividly present the documents, archive photos and artefacts of the 90-s.
The Yeltsin Center - a large-scale cultural institution, which accumulates educational, scientific and social projects for a variety of audiences. Conference hall and cinema, a separate floor for children's educational projects, a spacious atrium for theater, musical events, a bookstore, a lecture center, coworking and cafes - the main elements of the new sociocultural atmosphere of Yekaterinburg. The Yeltsin Center also supports activities in the following areas: Education, Culture, Youth, Intemational, Humanitarian Cooperation, Publishing, Literary Awards.
PASSAGE CINEMA is a new cinema theater with nine halls in the centre of Yekaterinburg was opened on November, 28, 2015 on the top level of the Centra Mall «Passage» (Vaynera str, 9). We invite you to check the high quality of the screening, pleasant atmosphere and modern comfortable halls. For the best, prestigious and significant cinema premieres you can choose a high resolution of the picture in 4K (it is a unique format for the capital of Ural), supermodern sound system Dolby ATMOS and the biggest screen in Yekaterinburg with 22m diagonal — the big hall of the «Passage Cinema» has 506 seats.
KOSMOS THEATRE is the largest professional spectacular venue in the region that is specially adapted for different kinds of concerts, theatrical performances, stage shows and conferences.
Kosmos Theatre conducts shows of the best Russian and International performers, premiers by outstanding domestic and foreign filmmakers, economic and political forums are also held in this venue.
- Large auditorium with 1924 seats equipped with a professional sound and light equipment
- Two of smaller auditoriums with 126 seats each
- Spacious lobby, comfortable lounges, dressing room
- Cafes and bars are located on three floors of the lobby, ready to accommodate more than 2,000 visitors
KOLIZEY is one of the oldest Russia’s cinemas. It is the place where 120 years ago, 7 November, 1896, the first public moving-picture show in Yekaterinburg took place. For more than age-old history it has been renamed several times and had 2 reconstructions however not having lost its originality. As 100 years ago, the cinema’s hall is modern style, according to all canons of the first city theatre.
Modern «Kolizey» is a cinema-museum, an inherent part of Yekaterinburg history.
Today the cinema has the latest digital equipment and the quality of film-screening as good as the best city cinemas have.
Two halls are at viewers service: Big (241 seats) and small (50 seats).
DOM PECHATI (The Press House) is a multifunctional space which merges a concert hall, a fashionable restaurant, a night club and a space for exclusive events. Its location (in the city centre, inside the architectural monument of Yekaterinburg), a significant inner space and a universal modern interior let the to be a Press House be a successful space for an event of any format.
In Yekaterinburg there is no other similar place where piano and jazz concerts, cinema shows and business presentation, rock- and indie-concerts, hits of the leading techno-musicians and family branches can take place with the same success.
PREMIER ZAL ZNAMYA has three modern halls and great sound Dolby Digital 5.1. There is «Café Racer» near the cinema, where you can have a dinner with delicious burgers or stake.
You can visit costume film premieres, funny jokes and other interesting events, children's holiday, film birthdays.
- Amount of halls - 3
- Amount of seats - 278
- Sound. The latest surround sound system Dolby Digital Surround Ex
- Display. Halls are equipped with digital system - Real D 3D (three-dimensional image with using special glasses).
- There is modern climate control system in all halls, which secure comfort in any season.
- Also you can find cinema bar with popcorn and soft drinks.
URALSTATE VARIETY THEATER
was founded in 1996 as directed by the Governor of Sverdlovsk region E.E. Rossel. Today the theater is a center of social, political and cultural life of Yekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk region. The Variety Theater is equipped with the most modern innovative technologies that allow it to host a project of any level of complexity. Theater’s repertoire includes concerts, plays, shows of different genres and styles for both adults and children. The Variety Theater host some of the most important events of the Sverdlovsk region and the whole Ural district. Theater’s employees are great professionals and its musical and performing arts bands are famous not only in Russia but all over the world.Artistic director - poet and composer Aleksandr Vasilievich Novikov. Theater manager – Maksim Borisovich Lebedev.
SALUT is one of the oldest cinema theaters in Russia. Since October 1912 it was known as «Khudozhestvenny» theater and had changed its name into «MUD» after the revolution, then – in 1945 – into Salut and therefor became one of the most popular cinema theaters in Yekaterinburg.
In 1959, 2004 and 2007 it was acknowledged by the filmmakers’ society to be the best regional cinema theater in Russia.
Salut was listed in the Guiness book of World records for the longest release of the film Titanic by James Cameron – the film was on for 19 months!
In 2014 Salut joined the international film theatre network Europa Cinemas. Foreign colleagues highly appreciated the tradition of cross-cultural film festivals in Salut and its particular experience in European films’releases.
A particular and important place in the cinema’s repertoire is taken by the new Russian filmmakers. Such film directors as Khlebnikov, Popogrebsky, Sigarev released their first premieres in Salut.
The history of Salut counts 104 years and not a day without a movie.
The small hall with 52 seats is equipped with digital projector Barco, 3D system Dolby and sound system Dolby Digital 7.1 and is situated on the second floor.
«Kinofox» was the first cinema with 3 halls in Kamensk-Uralskiy, it works since 2008 and shows not less that 5 films a day. Here are held the most expectable premieres, cinema festivals, private screenings and theme cinema parties. Halls are equipped with the hardware which allows to show films in 3D. Dolby Digital Surround EX sound system and Christie projectors.
36a, Lenina str.
Cinema theater «VOSHOD» is a modern cinema center in Pervouralsk with two halls for screenings. The big hall with the biggest screen in Sverdlovsk oblast has 480 seats. The small hall - for a small company has 30 seats. In this theater, you can have fun with your family, enjoy an interesting movie in a high quality. High-class sound and picture, 3D-technologies, comfortable chairs and a cozy bar will give you great time and good mood.
Two halls (673 seats) are equipped with modern digital cinema projection tools and 3D format. A huge screen, more than 12 meters wide allows audience to feel themselves in the epicenter of everything shown on the screen.