Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in Fahy 236, Slavic Club will be
showing Sergey Parajanov's masterpiece, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
(Тени заытых предков).
Sergei Paradjanov, along with Tarkovsky and Dovzhenko, is one of the
most important Soviet directors of the last century who stunned the
world audiences in 1964 with his Ukrainian masterpiece, Shadows of Our
Forgotten Ancestors (Тени заытых предков), popularly known as the Romeo
and Juliet of the Carpathians. It has been adopted from Mikhaylo
Kotsynbinsky’s novel, Tini Zabutych Predkiv. The film is set among the
Hutsul people of the Western Ukraine, an isolated ethnic group who live
in the upper reaches of the mountain range. The film is in Ukrainian
language from the Hutsul region with English subtitles.
All are welcome!
Slavic refreshments will be served!
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