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Friday, April 30

Russian Film Symposium 2021: About Kira Stealthily
11:00 am
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with the Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences, The Humanities Center, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Film and Media Studies Program, Graduate Program for Cultural Studies and The Pittsburgh Foundation

This panel will screen and discuss About Kira Stealthily (О Кире украдкой, 2019) by Irina Vasilieva, a meta-reflection on the life and work of Kira Muratova, one of the most unusual and enigmatic directors of the Soviet space seen through the eyes of those who knew her and worked with her. The director herself will provide the introductory word about her film, as a commentary on the industry, the role of actor and director, and the place of a creator in the world in general.
This screening will be available worldwide during the duration of the panel.

Curator and Host: Eve Barden, Ph.D. Student
Film and Media Studies Program
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
University of Pittsburgh

Introducer: Irina Vasil'eva, Art Director
Studio Fishka-fil'm

Respondent: Robert Clift, Associate Professor
Film and Media Studies Program
Department of English
University of Pittsburgh

Please register for the screening here: https://watch.eventive.org/rfs/play/60749fea2bcd4e00b344d19e
Please register for the introduction and discussion here: https://pitt.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZKDuERBYQjqFl5pAZ3qDAg