The Silk Road on Screen: The Adopted Son

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:30
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As Scheduled
Hillman Library, First Floor - Latin American Lecture Room
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Sera Passerini
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This film is an exquisitely composed and photographed child-to-man tale of a Kyrgyz villager. Beshkempir is just like any other kid- playing in the mud, getting into trouble, experiencing the first pangs of sexuality- until a fight with his best friend leads to the revelation that he was adopted.

Running Time: 81 minutes

Introduction by Ellina Sattarova, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh

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Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
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University Library System (ULS)
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Inner Asia