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Long Way North

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Sacha, a young girl from the late-19th-century Russian aristocracy, defies her parents and flees Saint Petersburg for the Great North, in search of her grandfather, the renowned scientist and Arctic explorer Oloukine.
DVDBlu-Ray
2017; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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October: Ten Days That Shook the World

October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1927 Soviet silent propaganda film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov, sometimes referred to as October. It is a film epic about the 1917 October Revolution and Revolution in Petrograd. The title is taken from John Reed's book on the Revolution, Ten Days That Shook The World. The film was commissioned by the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. Its premiere took place at the Bolshoi Theatre on November 7, 1927.
Online
2015; 1927
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Inside the State Hermitage Museum [electronic resource]

Founded by Catherine the Great, the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, is one of the world's oldest and largest museums boasting 3 million treasures of art and antiquity, and visited by over 2 million people every year. Inside the Hermitage, we shine infra-red light on blackened mummies to reveal the strange tattoos of an ancient race, then visit a chamber of horrors to investigate why Peter the Great had a penchant for the macabre. We enter the private chambers of Catherine the Great to discover a device she used to improve her sex life. We re-examine the physical evidence of Rasputin's murder to uncover his real killer's surprising identity, then meet aged curators who risked their lives to save the museum's treasures from Hitler's bombs. And finally, in a gallery devoted t [...]
Online
2012
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A Room and a Half

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A semi-fictional account of Russian poet Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Blokada

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Created from archival footage of Leningrad during the longest siege of World War II. The siege lasted for 900 days, with the blockade contributing to the largest-scale famine ever seen in the industrialized world.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Piter FM: Romanticheskai͡a Komedii͡a

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A lyrical comedy about young woman and her boyfriend as they try to make the right choice in their lives.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sacred Stage: The Mariinsky Theater

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Set against the backdrop of the magical White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, this documentary features the best in Russian symphonic music, ballet, and opera at Russia's premier theater--the Mariinsky, also known as the Kirov. The film explores what the theater has meant to Russian and Soviet culture and how it has somehow maintained its artistic excellence through war, revolution, and the collapse of Communism. It also looks at the life and work of Maestro Valery Gergiev, artistic and theater director at the Mariinsky, and captures the excitement of his world--a world populated with artists, socialites, financiers, politicians and celebrities. The film also features stunning performances from the opera and ballet, and interviews with scholars and performers.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Garpastum

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An atmospheric period piece of exquisite beauty set in 1914 in St. Petersburg, the capital of collapsing Russian Empire. World War I has already begun. Four young men stick together and play on the same football team. Two of them, Andrey and Nikolay are brothers. Their mother has died and their father is terminally ill. They live with their uncle in his apartment. Andrey has an affair with a wealthy woman. Soon all of their lives and world will be shattered and ruined by Revolution of 1917. But there is still some time left for them to cherish their dreams and indulge in their passion for garpastum (“garpastum”, ancient Greek ball game”. Alexey German, Jr. is at his best in his second feature film. --
Online
2005
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Progulka

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Three young people stroll through contemporary St. Petersburg. This walk is filled with flirting, joking, laughter and tears and mysterious omens.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hermitage Dwellers

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Focuses on the people who work in Russia's renowned museum, the Hermitage, the former palace of Catherine the Great. Join the "Hermitage-niks" on a tour throughout the museum, up the staircases and visit the grand exhibit halls, shows curators at work in storage rooms filled with rare art works, groups of tourists and schoolchildren gazing up in wide-eyed wonder at the many world-famous paintings and artifacts on display. Also shows staff members dining at a Victory Day celebration. Includes archival footage.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Progulka

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A girl walks through Saint Petersburg in real time and encounters two young men.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Northwest Contrast [electronic resource]

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Program 7.1 documents the challenges that face the port city of St. Petersburg's in post-Soviet society. Program 7.2 documents the privatization of previously state-owned collective farms in the Russian Federation.
Online
2003
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The End of Saint Petersburg

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The end of Saint Petersburg: Shows changing conditions in Russia as seen by a young peasant who lived through the upheaval in St. Petersburg that culminated in the revolution of 1917.; Deserter: A German shipyard laborer joins a worker's strike in defiance of a corrupt union and regardless of the company's violent reprisals. Starved, beaten, and discouraged, he is sent in an envoy to the USSR and is rejuvenated by the spirit of cooperation and optimism of the idyllic workers' state.
DVD
2002; 1927
Clemons (Stacks)
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Russia [electronic resource]

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A case study examines the history of St. Petersburg and its adaptation to a post-Soviet society. Students learn, through a constructivist teaching approach, about the geographic factors behind the location of St. Petersburg and other Russian cities. Cultural mosaics are the focus of a case study on the Russian republic of Dagestan and a classroom segment in which students role-play the negotiation of cultural boundaries in a fictional country.
Online
2002
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Brat: Brother

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Soon after being discharged from the Army, Danila runs afoul of the authorities. He goes to live with his brother, a gangster, in the free-wheeling city of Leningrad. Soon Danila is immersed in the city's organized crime scene.
DVD
2000; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ten Days That Shook the World

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October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1927 Soviet silent propaganda film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov, sometimes referred to as October. It is a film epic about the 1917 October Revolution and Revolution in Petrograd. The title is taken from John Reed's book on the Revolution, Ten Days That Shook The World. The film was commissioned by the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. Its premiere took place at the Bolshoi Theatre on November 7, 1927.
Online
1927