Here is our usual list of the most interesting events in Moscow this weekend, October 24-25.
Youth is a 2015 Italian film written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Starring Michael Caine, it is the director’s second English-language film and the follow-up to his Academy Award-winning film The Great Beauty. The cast also includes Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, and Jane Fonda.
Youth premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it competed for the Palme d’Or. It has also been selected for the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
The film sees a retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip’s birthday.
The film is shown in English with Russian subtitles.
RETRO TROLLEY PRADE
On Saturday, October 24, Moscow Trolley Festival will be held from 12.00 to 15.00 on Frunzenskaya Embankment. The event is dedicated to 82nd anniversary of this urban transport.
The exhibition will feature ancient and modern samples of ground transport. Visitors will be able to see the legendary trolleybuses from 1954, 1957, 1963 and other rare models.
Actors in historical costumes and Mosgortrans museum staff will tell visitors about the exhibits. There will also be a varied entertainment program, competitions, prizes and souvenirs.
Before coming to Frunzenskaya Embankment, retro trolley column will go through the center of the city – from Fili Bus and Trolleybus park on Denis Davydova Street, along Kutuzovsky Prospect, Smolensky and Zubovsky boulevards, the Komsomolky Prospect and Novoluzhnetsky drive-way.
Regular trolleybus routes opened in Moscow on November 15, 1933. The first trolleybus line ran from the Belorussky Railway Station to Vsekhsvyatskoe village, which is Sokol District now. Today, there are 83 trolleybus routes in the capital.
Saturday, October 24
V INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE FILM FESTIVAL 360°
360 Festival site
The International Contemporary Science Film Festival 360° is one of the key educational projects of Polytechnic Museum. Over the years, it has become one of the major events in the field of documentary films.
The main objective of the Festival is to introduce the public to urgent and compelling documentary films about science, technology and new ideas about the world and society.
In 2015, the Festival renews its concept. For the first time it covers not only science but also technology: from drones and robots to the Internet and gadgets. An important addition to the program is keynote speakers — visionaries of science and technology. They will talk about their current works and the future of humanity. The Festival will also host popular science debates, which are supposed to broaden and deepen the understanding of issues raised in the films.
There are more than 25 documentaries in the program of the Festival. It passes at six different venues.
KREMLIN CUP 2015
Kremlin Cup site
The 2015 Kremlin Cup will be a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It will be the 26th edition of the Kremlin Cup for the men and the 20th edition for the women. The tournament is part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2015 ATP World Tour, and of the Premier Series of the 2015 WTA Tour.
Kremlin Cup by Bank of Moscow champions include Victoria Azarenka, Martina Hingis, Jelena Jankovic, Conchita Martínez, Anastasia Myskina, Jana Novotna, Francesca Schiavone, Caroline Wozniacki, three-time winner Magdalena Maleeva and Mary Pierce, who collected the last of her 18 career titles here in 2005.
Olympiyskiy Prospect 16, South entrance of the Olympic Stadium, 1-st floor
THE MARK OF MALEVICH. GRAPHICS FROM THE STATE TRETYAKOV GALLERY’S COLLECTION
Tretyakov’s Gallery site
On December 19th (old style) 1915, Last Futurist Exhibition of paintings: 0.10 showed Kazimir Malevich’s Black Suprematist Square for the first time and marked the moment when Suprematism was declared a new movement in art. In 2015, the Tretyakov’s Gallery marks the hundredth anniversary of the legendary painting with an exhibition of Malevich’s graphics.
The objective of the exhibition is to show the heritage of Malevich and other artists with similar artistic views. Rarely exhibited works, stored in the Tretyakov Gallery will present experiments of the leading masters of the Russian avant-garde. The exhibition explains what Suprematism is, what preceded its appearance, and how the movement developed under Malevich’s influence.
October 23 — February 14, 2016
Krymsky Val, 10, Hall 21-22
Flea Market Facebook page
This Sunday, two venues at once will hold flea markets. Collectors, antique shops and antiques lovers will gather in the Bauman’s Garden and in the Museum of Moscow. Visitors will be able to buy jewelry, books and albums, clothing and toys at these Sunday markets that are going to become regular.
Sunday, October 25
The Bauman’s Garden, Staraya Basmannaya Street, 15
The Museum of Moscow, Zubovsky Boulevard, 2