Lecture & Film on Russian artist Oscar Rabin

Lecture and Film on famous Russian artist, Oscar Rabin, who challenged the Soviet system and managed to win. He showed how powerful a weapon nonviolent resistance can be. It is a refugee success story of love and human dignity.

October 23, 2019
Reed 108, 5:00 pm
Lecturer: Alexander Smoljanski, Director

Alexander Smoljanski started this documentary project in 2008. After four years of extensive researching, writing, interviewing and filming he invited director Eugene Tsymbal into this project. They finished the first part of the project, the documentary In Search of a Lost Paradise (52 min) in 2015. Since then it attracted a considerable attention of international public and cinema professionals. Alexander Smoljanski co-wrote, co-directed and produced the second part of the project, the documentary Oscar (90 min, 2018).

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Russian Department