RGRLL Hosts Film Screening: Commentary on the Past

October 10, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-10-10 at 1.14.31 PMThe Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures will be hosting a Russian documentary tonight as part the CSULB Russian Club’s Russian Film Series events. At 7 p.m. in AS 384, Dr. Dmitrii Sidorov will present the documentary Commentary on the Past.

Directed by G. Dolmatovskaia, the film explores the history of Russia in the turbulent 20th century through the lenses of one of the greatest photographers, Yevgeny Khaldei. He is best known for his World War II photograph of a Soviet soldier raising a flag over the Reichstag, in Berlin, capital of the vanquished Nazi Germany.

Adapted from the RGRLL Russian Film Series flyer.