Slavic and Eurasian Studies

documentary: 'East Side Story'

Mon, May 3, 2010 | Geography GRG 102, corner of 24th and Whitis

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

documentary: 'East Side Story'

'East Side Story' is a delirious documentary that unveils a part of film history until now unknown in the west: Soviet and eastern bloc communist musicals. Featuring hearty peasants and workers singing and dancing their way through fields and factories, these Hollywood-style musicals interpret American escapism in socialist terms.

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