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Tuesday, October 20

RUSDOCFILMFEST - Baikal: Awareness of Beauty
10:00 am
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

This documentary is premiering in the United States thanks to the 13th Russian Documentary Film Festival in New York (https://rusdocfilmfest.org/2020-movies), co-sponsored by our Center.
FREE TICKETS available for University of Pittsburgh students in limited number via https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ucYTEo30SMtGip.
Films are available for viewing from 10 am (EST) on the day of the screening to 1:00 am (EST) the next day.
Lake Baikal, the largest freshwater body of water in the world, is under threat from industrial pollution, agricultural run-off and other environmental problems, including nearby mining activities and possible oil and gas exploration. There is also the threat of construction to build a huge pipeline to export Baikal’s water to China. The film, “Awareness of Beauty,” tells a modern-day story of Baikal and its people.
Author/Director: Valery Shevchenko
Producer: Valery Shevchenko
Studio: n/a
Year: 2020
Running time: 54 min
Country: Russia
Language: Russian, English subtitles