The Best of Soviet and Russian Cinema: Larisa Shepitko's The Ascent

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 7:00 pm
Still from The Ascent with man's face shown behind tree branch
In the final film of the best-known Russian female director, two Soviet partisans are captured by the Germans. They have different ideas about cooperating with the enemy. 1977. Free.
Fine Arts Building, Coppola Theatre
School of Cinema
School of Cinema
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The School of Cinema opens its The Best of Soviet and Russian Cinema course to the public on Wednesday evenings this fall. The screenings showcase the most memorable works of some of the greatest Russian directors from the 1950s to the present. All films shown with English subtitles. Featured as Cinema 373, the course is taught by Professor Steven Kovacs with graduate student Pavel Koshukov.