Russian Film Symposium 2021: Kostas Marsaan’s Ich-chi

11:00 am
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This panel will include a screening and discussion of Ich-chi (2021), a hypnotic ethnic horror film from the Republic of Sakha, the largest Russian region with the only full-fledged film industry outside Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. Filmed in half Sakha and half Russian, Ich-chi tells a story about the local spirit, collective memory, and national imagination. Ich-chi is the first Sakha film that has got international distribution.
This screening will be geographically restricted to the United States only.

Curator and Host: Eva Ivanilova, Ph.D. Candidate
Film and Media Studies Program
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
University of Pittsburgh

Introducers: Kostas Marsan, Director, Ich-chi
Marianna Siegen, Producer, Ich-chi
Founder and CEO, Art Doydu Film Company

Respondent: Neepa Majumdar, Associate Professor
Film and Media Studies Program
Department of English
University of Pittsburgh

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