International Lens Film: Hipsters
11/1/2012, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presented by: Mr. Sasha Spektor, Andrew Mellon Assistant Professor of Russian
(2008) Dir: Vakeriy Todorovskiy.
A lavish,candy-colored musical set in Moscow circa 1955. While the Cold War heats up on the world stage, rebellious youth wage a cultural battle against dismal Soviet conformity, donning brightly colored black-market clothing, adopting American nicknames and reveling in forbidden jazz. Russian with English subtitles. Unrated. 130 mins.
Partial funding provided by Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages.