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Film: The Legend of Rita/Die Stille nach dem Schuß (2000)

Wed, November 2, 2011 • 7:00 PM • PAI 4.42

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Film: The Legend of Rita/Die Stille nach dem Schuß (2000)

November 2, 2011 • 7:00 PM • PAI 4.42 Painter Hall, 101 min, corner of 24th and University Ave.

A striking German political thriller set in the later years of the Cold War.

Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens after the German re-unification.

  All movies are free and have English subtitles!

Supported by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for European Studies

 

November 9, 2011 • 7:00 PM • PAI 4.42 Painter Hall

Film: Peter/Piter (2006), 84 min

Masha, a dj for a popular Petersburg radio, is preparing for her marriage while Maksim, a young architect, is offered a job in Germany. Both, though, are unsure whether these are the right paths for them. Masha worries she is not truly in love, and Maksim fears living in Germany will destroy his chances of fulfilling his dream of building a monumental building in Petersburg. Who knows what their lives would have been had Masha not lost her cell phone, and Maksim been the one to find it…

 

November 16, 2011 • 7:00 PM • PAI 4.42 Painter Hall

Film: Solaris/Solyaris (1972), 167 min

From the acclaimed Russian director Andrey Tarkovskiy comes this classic space-age movie.

The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and the two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for seven years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence.

 

All movies are free and have English subtitles!

Supported by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for European Studies

Sponsored by: Center for Russian, East European, Eurasian Studies and Center for European Studies


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