Мария Кувшинова

Mariya Kuvshinova

Film critic

Born in 1978, Moscow.

In 2000 graduated from the Moscow State University (Faculty of Journalism).

2001-2004 – correspondent for the culture department of the newspaper Izvestia. 2007 – vice chief editor of the Russian version of the Empire magazine. 2005-2012 – worked at the InStyle magazine. 2009-2012 – the editor-in-chief of the Cinema section on the OpenSpace.ru portal (now Colta.ru). 2012 – vice chief editor of W-O-S.ru. 2013 – the editor of the Afisha magazine and the Cinema section on Afisha.ru. 2013-2015 – vice editor-in-chief at the magazine Seans (St Petersburg).

Author of the books: Balabanov, Cinema as a visual code, Alexander Mindadze: from Soviet to Post-Soviet.