Placebo: Alt Russia is a unique award-winning documentary following the journey of alternative rock band, Placebo, performing in ten cities across Russia- in a time when the country was at the forefront of the world’s current affairs.
The documentary offers a revealing insight into the alternative cultures in Russia’s major cities and the forces that seek to obstruct them. The band met artists, architects, animators, and musicians on a quest to find out about Russia’s alternative creative scenes. From Krasnoyarsk in Siberia to St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea, Placebo: Alt Russia captures the power and raw emotion of the bands live concerts.
For the first time, the screening will be accompanied by a Q&A with Placebo bassist Stefan Olsdal and Director Charlie Targett-Adams
The film has won the following rosettes:
Doc’N Roll Film Festival, London – Best Documentary Award
IAFOR Documentary Film Awards – Grand Prize Best Documentary
Melbourne Documentary Film Festival – Best International Documentary
Watch trailer here