Film screening: Slave of Love


Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7:00pm


CGIS South, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium), 1730 Cambridge St

Nikita Mikhalkov examines the plight of the filmmaker operating in an uncertain political climate in his irony-laden seriocomedy Slave of Love.

Presented byDavis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Admission: Free and open to the public
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The time is 1918, at the height of the Bolshevik revolution. A small group of filmmakers are hurriedly trying to complete a silent melodrama while the world changes all around them. As production progresses, leading lady Elena Solovei metamorphoses from self-centered movie star to committed revolutionary. (Summary from

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

USSR 1976, digital video, color, 94 min. In Russian with English subtitles