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The Castle
March 1, 7 pm: The Castle (1994, 120 min.). Brueghel meets Buñuel in Balabanov’s “intellectual thriller” based on Kafka’s unfinished novel. Introduction by Henry Sussman,...
February 24, 2015
“Where is Ukraine Headed?” A Conversation with Amb. Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Nations Thursday, February 26th 4:00-5:30 PM GM room, Horchow Hall, 55...
February 24, 2015
February 18, 7 pm: HAPPY DAYS (1991, 86 min.). Balabanov’s surreal feature debut sets Samuel Beckett’s absurdist drama in a crumbling St. Petersburg. Introduction by Dominika...
February 10, 2015
Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Thomas Graham, senior fellow at the Jackson Institute
While tensions have increased between the United States and Russia, the current relationship between the two nations is not like that of the Cold War, Russian ambassador to...
February 5, 2015
Russian Ambassador Kislyak
A Conversation with Russian Ambassador Kislyak Wednesday, February 4 at 4:00pm. GM room, Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue Yale ID required for entry Sponsored by the Jackson...
January 28, 2015
Aleksei Balabanov (1959-2013) was arguably the most original, and certainly the most controversial director to have emerged in post-Soviet Russia. The films he created during...
January 12, 2015
The following programs are planned for the spring 2015 semester.  Contemporary Thinkers Program: Focus Russia This program will bring speakers to campus for public lectures...
January 4, 2015

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