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Initiative for Russian Culture




Battelle-Tompkins, Room 127

Anton Fedyashin
Executive Director,
Initiative for Russian Culture

Spring 2015 Events

Film Screening: They Fought for Their Country
Russian Embassy
12 February 2015

Call for Applications: Lehrman Summer Awards
Consortium Students
DUE: 20 February 2015

Call for Applications: IRC Summer Trip
Consortium Students
DUE: 27 February 2015

Call for Applications: IRC Summer Language Stipends
AU Students only
DUE: 16 March 2015

Film Screening: Sunstroke
Russian Embassy
2 April 2015

IRC Symposium: The Strength of Cooperation
Katzen Arts Center
11 April 2015

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IRC Holiday Celebration

Event program

December 5, 2014
The IRC held a Holiday Celebration at the Russian Embassy with music, food and good company.

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Film Screening: Assassin of the Tsar

Popcorn tins for Mosfilm's 90th anniversary.

November 18, 2014 
Released in 1991, Shakhnazarov's Assassin of the Tsar tells the story of asylum patient Timofyev (Malcolm McDowell) who claims to be the man who murdered Tsar Alexander II in 1881 and his grandson Tsar Nicholas II in 1918. 

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Film Screening: October: Ten Days that Shook the World

Guests heading down to dessert after the film.

October 18, 2014
Released the same year as Pudovkin's "The End of Saint Petersburg" to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, Eisenstein's film has emerged as one of world cinema's best known and often quoted classics.

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Film Screening: The End of Petersburg

Guests at the buffet.

October 2, 2014
This 1927 Vsevolod Pudovkin film commemorated the tenth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. It depicted the events of October 1917 as flowing out of the crisis of the First World War. This film also secured Pudovkin's place as one of the pioneers of modern film.

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