Audiences and critics were generous with praise when the best of Polish theater came to Moscow for a week in March, during the Golden Mask Festival. Those theaters of Warsaw may not be around anymore but Polish culture is still available, now and again, at the Polish Theater in Moscow, which stages the best of Polish theater as well as acting as an impromptu cultural center.
The Beat Film Festival brings an eclectic mix of music and art documentaries to the 35MM movie theater this week, from the story of the record label that made Oasis famous to a couple who went under the knife to be as one — to the story of Hole's drummer Patty Schemel.
The Wisla Polish film festival returns to Moscow for the fourth time with a large selection of contemporary and classic films. The festival will run to May 5 with almost 60 different screenings at the Khudozhestvenny and Fakel cinemas.