The New Positive Hero: Masculinity and Genre in Recent Russian Cinema
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Schedule

Daytime panels/screenings will be in David Lawrence 106

Evening screenings at the Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room

Monday, May 4

10 am

 

 

2 pm


Karen Shakhnazarov’s Vanished Empire (2008, 105 min)

Introducer: Igor' Mantsov
Respondent: Dawn Seckler (University of Pittsburgh)


Aleksei German, Jr.’s Paper Soldier (2008, 118 min)

Introducer: Petre Petrov (Princeton University)
Respondent: Chip Crane (University of Pittsburgh)

Tuesday, May 5

10 am

 

 

2 pm

 

 

Aleksandr Proshkin’s Live and Remember (2008, 95 min)

Introducer: Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London)
Respondent: Elise Thorsen(University of Pittsburgh)


Katia Shagalova’s Once Upon a Time in the Provinces (2008, 112 min)

Introducer: Gerald McCausland (University of Pittsburgh)
Respondent: Hillary Brevig (University of Pittsburgh)

Wednesday, May 6

10 am

 

 

2:30 pm




7:30pm


 

Sergei Mokritskii’s Four Ages of Love (2008, 100 min)

Introducer: Marcia Landy (University of Pittsburgh)
Respondent: Erin Alpert (University of Pittsburgh)


Roundtable 1: The New Positive Hero

Drew Chapman (University of Pittsburgh) and Dmitry Komm (Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences [St. Petersburg])


Mikhail Kalatozishvili’s Wild Field (2008, 100 min)

Introducer: Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London)

Thursday, May 7


10 am

 

 

7:30pm






Vladimir Kott’s Mukha (2008, 107 min)

Introducer: Alexander Prokhorov (College of William and Mary)
Respondent: Olga Klimova (Univerity of Pittsburgh)


Nikita Mikhalkov’s 12 (2007, 153 min):

Introducer: Dmitry Komm (Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences [St. Petersburg])

Friday, May 8

10 am

 

 

 

2:00 pm




7:30pm





Aleksei Uchitel'’s Captive (2008, 80 min)

Introducer: Mark Lynn Anderson (University of Pittsburgh)
Respondent: Irina Anisimova (University of Pittsburgh)


Pavel Bardin’s Russia-88 (2009, 104 min)

Introducer: Dmitry Komm
Respondent: Margaret Barton-Fumo (University of Pittsburgh)

 

Bakur Bakuradze’s Shultes (2008, 100 min)

Introducer: Igor' Mantsov

Saturday, May 9th

11 am

 

 

7:30 pm

 


 

Roundtable 2: Masculinity and Genre

Nancy Condee (University of Pittsburgh) and Igor' Mantsov



Aleksei Balabanov’s Morphia (2008, 107 min)

Introducer: Petre Petrov (Princeton University)