Geoff Mayer is reader and associate professor in cinema studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Publications include The Oxford Companion to Australian Filmand The New Australian Cinema. Keith Beattie is lecturer in the School of History, Heritage, and Society at Deakin University, Melbourne.Birgit Beumers is Senior Lecturer in the Russian Department at Bristol University. Her publications include Burnt by the Sun (2000) and PopCulture: Russia! (2005).