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Opening Night Screening: Film of the Revolution/Revolutionary Films: "Battleship Potemkin"

Event Type
Film Screening
Russian, East European and Eurasian Center (REEEC); School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics; Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
Sep 14, 2017   8:00 pm  
Free and open to the public.
Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

Drawn from the classic Soviet repertoire, the films in this series, mostly focusing on the Russian revolution but also touching on the revolution in Cuba, will be screened on Thursday evenings (except the final showing, which will be on Tuesday, November 7) over the course of a month and a half, with an introduction and post-film discussion to accompany each one.


Film: "Battleship Potemkin / Bronenosets Potemkin" (dir. Eisenstein, USSR, 1925) 


Introduction by Lilya Kaganovsky (Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Comparative and World Literature)


Part of a series of events in the 2017-2018 academic year called "1917: Ten Days that shook the world / 2017: Ten Days that shake campus"

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