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MAY 2

Friday
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AFTER MAY 2

      • Thu 10/02/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "The End of Petersburg" at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • The IRC launches its commemoration of the Great War with Vsevolod Pudovkin's The End of Saint Petersburg, which secured his place as one of the pioneers of modern film. Released along with Sergei Eisenstein's October in 1927, this silent classic also commemorated the tenth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution by depicting the events of October 1917 as flowing out of the crisis of the First ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Thu 10/23/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "October: Ten Days that Shook the World" at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • 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. Enjoy delicious Russian food and great cinema. Bring a friend for a special night out with the AU Initiative for Russian Culture.

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        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Tue 11/18/14
        6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "Assassin of the Tsar" at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • 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. Enjoy delicious Russian food and great cinema. Bring a friend for a special night out with the AU Initiative for Russian Culture and Special Guest Mr. Karen Shakhnazarov, the ...more

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        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Fri 12/05/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • IRC Holiday Celebration at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • An Initiative for Russian Culture Holiday Celebration in the spirit of the Christmas season to celebrate our efforts in promoting greater cultural understanding. A delightful evening of dinner, dessert, music and song with acclaimed opera star Askar Abdrazakov and award-winning pianist Yuri Shadrin. Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

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        Type: Concert
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Mon 02/23/15
        5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • The First World War Reconsidered: From a Russian Angle
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • A lecture by Dominic Lieven, followed by a reception.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: History

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