International Lens Series

How I Ended This Summer

Wednesday, Sept. 21
NOTE: screened at 7 PM in Sarratt Cinema

Presented by: Kostya Kustanovich, Associate Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic LanguagesRussia  (2010) Dir: Aleksei Popogrebsky. Two scientists stationed on a desolate

outpost in the Arctic are conditioned to their isolation and harsh surroundings. But madness sets in as fear, lies, and suspicions start poisoning their delicate

atmosphere in this stunning existential drama of survival. Russian with English subtitles. Not Rated. 124 mins. Funding provided by Department of Germanic &Slavic Languages and American Studies Department. Held in conjunction with the American Studies year-long program on sustainability.


Me Facing Life

Saturday, Sept. 24
NOTE: screened at 11 AM in Sarratt Cinema
Presented by: Daniel Birman, Film Director; Dr. William Bernet, Vanderbilt Professor of Psychiatry; LaToyur Tisdale, CEO and Founder, YUR and  YUR Teen Magazine; Co-Convener, The Community Take Back Initiative

USA  (2011) Dir: Daniel Birman. There was no question that a 43-year-old man was dead and that Cyntoia Brown killed him. What led a girl who grew up in a reasonable home environment to this tragic end? Not Rated. 69 mins. DVD. Funding provided by The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, the Department of English, and Voices from Our America.

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