Slavic and Eurasian Studies

The Stalin Film Series

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

Wed, March 6, 2013 | On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Stalin Film Series

CREEES presents the Stalin Film Series:

March 6: Within the Whirlwind

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.  The film is based on Evgenia Ginzburg’s autobiography.  A German/Polish/Belgian production, dialogue in English.  2010,   90 min.

March 20: East-West

A  naive Russian émigré and his family repatriate to the post-WWII Soviet Union, only to discover, too late, the full truth about life under socialism.  Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film 1999, Academy Award nominated.  In French and Russian with English subtitles.   120 min.

See the flyer HERE.

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