CHAPAYEV - RED CENTURY: THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION ON FILM SCREENING

Event time: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), Auditorium See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

CHAPAYEV (directed by Sergei and Georgii Vasil’ev, 1934)
Described by Vladimir Putin as his “favorite film”, Chapaev tells the story of an average peasant during the Russian Civil War with an organic talent for leadership. In coupling the heroic register of socialist realism with down to earth humor, the film gives a romantic account of the tragic struggle that helped to define Soviet identity.
Introduction by John Stachelski, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale