Russian Film Screening: VIY (ВИЙ)

October 12, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Keefe Campus Center, Theater (Room 008)
Closeup of a young woman with long dark hair and a crown of flowers, her eyes and fingers open wide; behind her is a blurry, monstrous figure

A cult-classic, Soviet-era adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s 1835 horror novella, in which a chance encounter between a seminary student and a witch leads to murder and mayhem in the Ukrainian countryside. This film is directed by Konstantin Ershov and became one of the most popular films of 1968, with over 30 million viewers across the Soviet Union.

This movie is 78 minutes long and will be screened at both 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Contact Info

Triin Vallaste
(413) 542-2350
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