Colloquium on post-Soviet film

Event Location: 
006 Friend Center
Event Audience: 
University only
Event Detail: 


Friday, December 11, 2015

006 Friends Center


1:00 – 1:30                  “The Mediated Voice of the Orient: Dziga Vertov’s To You, the Front! (1942) and Rustam Khamdamov’s Vocal Parallels”

                                    Nariman Skakov, Stanford University


1:30 – 2:00                  “Mono/Dia/Polyphony:  Muaratova and Sound”

                                    Lilya Kaganovsky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


2:00 – 2:30                  Discussion

2:45 – 3:15                  “Destructive Spectatorship & The Post-Soviet Cinema of Cruelty:  Alexander Rogozhkin's Chekist”

                                    Anthony Anemone, The New School


3:15 – 3:45                  “Russian Cinema 2015:  Challenges, Trends”

                                    Nancy Condee, University of Pittsburgh 


3:45 – 4:15                  Discussion

4:30 – 5:30                  Keynote Address:  “Cinema Exhibition in Russia:  1895- 2015”

                                   Joël Chapron,  Cannes Film Festival Selector in Russian Cinema;Unifrance; Culture and Communications Laboratory, Avignon University



7:00                 Screening of Aleksei German’s  Under Electric Clouds (2015), followed by round-table discussion and Q&A


Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and by the Program in Russian and East European and Eurasian Studies

Organizers:  Oksana Chefranova, Yale University and Olga P. Hasty, Princeton University

Event Type: 
Special Project
Event Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 1:00pm