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Film - Andrei Tarkovsky

Six films of famed Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky 1932-1986) are available for free through this link: http://www.openculture.com/2010/07/tarkovksy.html

  1. Ivan’s Childhood (1962)
  2. Andrei Rublev (1966)
  3. Solaris (1972)
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Russian film explains Putin's popularity

Generation P is a popular independent Russian film based on a bestselling novel. It was released in 2011 with 40,000 followers on its Facebook page, with English subtitles. 234 more words

Global Problems

Letter's Never Sent (1959): Searching for Siberian Diamonds

The Russian “Letters Never Sent” is a peculiar experiment that wears the clothing of a propaganda film without ever functioning as one. The message of self-sacrifice for the better of a nation is clearly there, but so self-contained within a single scene, that it actually works well as a drama. 1,018 more words

French Film Festival in Australia

(Note:  this article on the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival in Australia originally appeared in the Australian Jewish News on 27 February 2014.)

The Jewish experience in France is a complicated one:  after centuries of persecution, Jews were emancipated during the French Revolution, and Napoleon spread this freedom to Jews in other parts of Europe as he expanded the French empire.  617 more words

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