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5th Annual Russian Documentary Film Showcase in Texas “Images of Russia”
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 7:30 PM - Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 6:00 PM (CDT)
Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Russian Documentary Film Showcase in Texas “Images of Russia”.
This year we will present the following movies: “The Weather Outside is Beautiful” by Marina Razhbezhkina; “Love me Please” and “Window Pane Nostalgia” by Valery Balayan; “Kamchatka: The Salmon Country” by Daniel Levine.
Each movie presentation will be accompanied by a lecture and Q/A session with our honored Moscow guests, acclaimed directors Valery Balayan and Marina Razhbezkina and Daniel Levine.
About the Movies:
“Love me Please!”, Valery Balayan (2010) is devoted to a talented young journalist from Sevastopol whose life was cut short by a bullet shot by a neo-Nazi killer. The film also examines how the few remaining human rights activists in Russia can continue to be effective today.
“Window Pane Nostalgia”, Valery Balayan (2010). The film is dedicated to the philosopher - Merab Mamardaschwili. The master of the documentary, Valery Balayan lined, historic and current filming an interview Russian historians and philosophers from the year 1990. In this way, will witness the almost prophetic insight into the development of Russian society in the last twenty years. The intellectuals Mikhail Geller, Dmitri Sezeman and Merab Mamardaschwili comment pictures of Russia's past and present.
“The Weather Outside is Beautiful”, Marina Razbezhkina (2010). This story is a confession of one of the most wonderful writers in modern Russia - Lyudmila Petrushevskaya: her revelations about the world, the creative process, and herself. The film follows Petrushevskaya both at home and on tour, reading her poetry and singing.
“Kamchatka: The Salmon Country”, Daniel Levine (2009). A work by an American documentary filmmaker on the subject of ecological and economic problems of Russian Kamchatka. Journalists, ecologists, forest rangers - those who bravely oppose poaching and corruption in these Pacific parts of modern Russia - tell the stories of their struggles and hopes. The film presents the beautiful but crumbling world of Kamchatka nature.
The Documentary Film Showcase:
October 28 at 7:30pm: “Kamchatka: The Salmon Country”, “Window Pane Nostalgia” - RCC “Our Texas”, 2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005
October 29 at 6:00pm: “The Weather Outside is beautiful”, RCC “Our Texas”, 2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005
October 29 at 8:00pm: “Love me Please” - RCC “Our Texas”, 2337 Bissonnet Houston TX, 77005
Cost: $10 geberal admission, $8 students and seniors
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