Director. Kirill Serebrennikov
Lyudmila Stukalina is the headmistress of a high school in Kaliningrad Oblast, where staff are struggling to make sense of their religious education curriculum. Teenager Veniamin has opted to seek his spiritual guidance from The Bible and he devours each page in his bedroom. He openly challenges the teachers at school and publicly clashes with atheist biology teacher Elena when she promotes evolutionary theory in one of her lessons.
Film times for The Student
Fri 18 May 2018 to Thu 24 May 2018