2008 Schedule

Mon.

Morning

Aleksandr Mindadze's Soar (2007, 85 min)
Introducer: David MacFadyen (UCLA)
Respondent: Aleksandr Kiselev (Russia, film critic)

Afternoon

Anna Melikian's Mermaid (2007, 113 min)
Introducer: Lilya Kaganovsky (University of Illinois)
Respondent: Marina Drozdova (Russia, film critic)

Tue.

Morning

Vera Storozheva's Traveling with Pets (2007, 97 min)
Introducer: Seth Graham (University College London)
Respondent: Arlene Forman (Oberlin College)

Afternoon

Pavel Lungin's The Island (2006, 112 min)
Introducer: Gregory Dolgopolov (University of New South Wales)
Respondent: Elena Prokhorova (College of William and Mary)

Wed.

Morning

Vladimir Khotinenko's 1612 (2007, 140 min)
Introducer: Stephen Norris (Miami University, Ohio)
Respondent: Sasha Razor (UCLA)

Afternoon

Roundtable
THE IDEOLOGICAL OCCULT: RUSSIAN CINEMA UNDER PUTIN
Led by Nancy Condee (University of Pittsburgh)

 Evening

Aleksei Balabanov's Cargo 200 (2007, 89 min)
Introducer: Aleksandr Kiselev (Russia, film critic)

Thur.

Morning

Larisa Sadilova's Nothing Personal (2007, 94 min)
Introducer: Birgit Beumers (University of Bristol)
Respondent: Oleg Sulkin (Novoye russkoe slovo)

Afternoon

Ol'ga Zhulina's A Kiss—Not for the Press (2008)
Introducer: Dawn Seckler (University of Pittsburgh)
Respondent: Elise Thorsen (University of Pittsburgh)

Evening

Aleksei Mizgirev's Hard-Hearted (2007, 90 min)
Introducer: Victor Matizen (Russia, film critic)

Fri.

Morning

Aleksandr Sokurov's Alexandra (2007, 92 min)
Introducer: Ian Christie (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Respondent: Daniel Morgan (University of Pittsburgh)

Afternoon

Timur Bekmambetov's Day Watch (2006, 140 min)
Introducer: Mikhail Iampolski (NYU)
Respondent: Alexander Prokhorov (College of William and Mary)

Evening

Marina Liubakova's Cruelty (2007, 90 min)
Introducer: Aleksandr Kolbovskiy

Sat.

Morning

Roundtable 2
Led by Vladimir Padunov (University of Pittsburgh) and Oleg Sulkin (Novoye russkoye slovo)

Evening

Aleksei Popogrebskii's Simple Things (2007, 108 min)
Introducer: Marina Drozdova (Russia, film critic)

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