Drawn from the classic Soviet repertoire, the films in this series, mostly focusing on the Russian revolution but also touching on the revolution in Cuba, will be screened on Thursday evenings (except the final showing, which will be on Tuesday, November 7) over the course of a month and a half, with an introduction and post-film discussion to accompany each one.
Film: "The Commissar / Komissar" (dir. Askoldov, USSR, 1967)
Introduction by Harriet Murav (Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Comparative and World Literature)
Part of a series of events in the 2017-2018 academic year called "1917: Ten Days that shook the world / 2017: Ten Days that shake campus"