Category Archives: Russian Film Series

14 Nov

Russian Film Series (December 6): Paradise (2016)

Paradise (2016) Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky

Follows three people whose paths cross during a terrible time of war: Olga, a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French Resistance; Jules, a French collaborator; and Helmut, a high-ranking German SS officer.

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Films are screened with English subtitles

Date and time: Wednesday, December 6 at 7 pm

Location: Dana 110

14 Nov

Russian Film Series (November 15): Hipsters (2008)

Hipsters (2008) Directed by Valery Todorovsky

While the Cold War heats up on the world stage, rebellious youth in 1955 Moscow wage a cultural battle against dismal Soviet conformity, donning brightly colored black-market clothing, adopting American nicknames and reveling in forbidden jazz. Straight-laced 20-year-old Communist Mels finds these brazen ‘hipsters’ shocking until he falls under the spell of one, namely Polly.

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Films are screened with English subtitles

Date and time: Wednesday, November 15 at 7 pm

Location: Dana 110