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OCTOBER 24, 2013

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AFTER OCTOBER 24

      • Thu 11/14/13
        6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
      • Film Screening: Unsent Letter at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • In Mikhail Kalatozov's classic *Unsent Letter* (1959) a guide and three geologists search for diamonds. After a long and perilous journey through beautiful Siberian wilderness, a terrible forest fire traps them and triggers a struggle for survival to deliver a map of their findings to Moscow. The screening coincides with the AU Katzen Museum's exhibit "Siberia in the Eyes of Russian ...more

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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      • Thu 02/13/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "Mr. West" at the Russian Embassy CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
      • Off Campus Location
      • ***We will reschedule this event as quickly as possible***

        An American's Comic Encounter with Bolshevik Russia

        Released in 1924, Lev Kuleshov's film is notable as the first silent comedy to explicitly challenge American stereotypes about Soviet Russia. Mr. West and his cowboy friend Jeddie find themselves embroiled with anti-revolutionary gangsters as they arrive in Moscow to spread the YMCA ...more

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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      • Thu 03/20/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "Mister West" at the Ronald Reagan Building
      • Off Campus Location
      • An American's Comic Encounter with Bolshevik Russia

        Released in 1924, Lev Kuleshov's film is notable as the first silent comedy to explicitly challenge American stereotypes about Soviet Russia. Mr. West and his cowboy friend Jeddie find themselves embroiled with anti-revolutionary gangsters as they arrive in Moscow to spread the YMCA message.

        Come enjoy delicious Russian food and great cinema. ...more

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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      • 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

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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.

        This event at the Russian Embassy is open to ...more

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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