School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

WORLD CINEMA CONVERSATIONS SEMINAR SERIES 2016

CONTEMPORARY CURRENTS IN RUSSIAN CINEMA

16 December 2016

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The 2nd edition of the Department of Film’s brand new World Cinema Conversations Seminar Series navigates contemporary developments in Russian cinema. Against the backdrop of Russian politics, society and culture, this conversation appraises the emergence of a new era of boundary-pushing Russian cinema that can simultaneously align with and subvert official state policy.

Film Screening: Leviathan (dir Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014)

Date: 6thth December, 2016

Time: 5 pm

Venue: Hitchcock Cinema, G.19, Arts One Building, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Campus

Guest Speaker: Dr. Vlad Strukov, author of Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era, Associate Professor in Film and Digital Culture, University of Leeds, will introduce the film screening and lead the post-screening Q&A discussion.

Chair: Dr. Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London).

The event is free and open to all. Please register on Eventbrite.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-cinema-conversations-2016-contemporary-currents-in-russian-cinema-tickets-29666591574

For any queries contact seminar series convenor, Dr. Ash Devasundaram:  a.devasundaram@qmul.ac.uk