Student Life • Fall 2019 Film Series
Thursdays at 4:30 and 7:30 PM • Keefe Campus Center Theater
Spring on Zarechnaia Street • Весна на Заречной улице (dir. Marlen Khutsiev • 1956 • 96 min.)
A down-to-earth factory worker falls in love with a recent college graduate.
She also happens to be his new teacher at the night school where he is trying to complete
his secondary education. Is there a future for them?
Operation “Y" and Shurik’s Other Adventures •
Операция «Ы» и другие приключения Шурика (dir. Leonid Gaidai • 1965 • 90 min.)
This hit Soviet comedy, now a cult classic, is an anthology of three comic episodes from the life of a college student with a talent for getting into all kinds of trouble.
The Geographer Drank His Globe Away • Географ глобус пропил (dir. Alexander Veledinsky • 2013 • 120 min.)
To make ends meet, an unemployed biologist in thetakes a job as geography teacher in a local secondary school and, as he battles a midlife crisis of his own, tries to find ways to connect to the teenagers whose lives are complicated in both usual and unusual ways.
The Student • Ученик (dir. Kirill Serebrennikov • 2016 •118 min.)
А film that attracted controversy both because of its subject matter and its director,
about a secondary-school student whose fundamentalist views lead to painful confrontations
with the adults in his life and unforeseen tragic consequences.