Reception at 6:30 pm. Documentary film screening at 7:00 pm followed by discussion with Arch Getty, UCLA, History. Part of the International Institute Human Rights Film Series.
Wednesday, January 23, 20136:30 PM - 9:30 PM
James Bridges Theater
Putin's Kiss (Dir. Lise Birk Pedersen, Denmark, 2012, 85 min, Russian with English subtitles)
Synopsis: Putin's Kiss portrays contemporary life in Russia through the story of Masha, an ambitious 19 year-old girl who is a member of Nashi, a political youth organization connected with the Kremlin. She quickly rises to the top of Nashi, but begins to question her involvement when a dissident journalist whom she has befriended is savagely attacked.
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Cost : Free
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, UCLA International Institute