"Loveless" and "Mama, I Am Home": How Films Predicted the Future of Putin's Russia
June 16, 2023 | 12:00PM - 2:00PM
This event is in person, located in Room 108N, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON.
During this special event, Academy Award-nominated film producer, Alexander Rodnyansky will discuss the relationship between arts and politics in today's Russia and Ukraine.
About the Speakers:
Alexander Rodnyansky is a Ukrainian film director, producer, and businessman. His film "Leviathan" won the Golden Globe in 2015. Four of his films were nominated for an Academy Award, including "Chief in Love," "Est-Ouest," "Leviathan" and "Loveless."
Professor Anna Shternshis is the Director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, Al and Malka Green Professor in Yiddish Studies and a Fellow at the John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Presented with Show One Productions.
Sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema Studies Institute, Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies