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February 1 @ 6:30 pm

Join us every Thursday at the Paul and Eslanda Robeson Cinema at The People’s Forum, created in the spirit of their love of art, film and revolutionary culture.

The highest grossing Soviet film of all time, a piercing drama by Vasily Shukshin based on the story of the same name. Yegor Prokudin, a man of lost fortune, was imprisoned for many years. After serving his sentence, Yegor goes to a village where a blue-eyed stranger Lyuba Baikalova lives, with whom he has been corresponding. Here he expects to live for a while and catch his breath before returning to the city. However, life in the village changes Prokudin’s plans, and he decides to forget his past forever. But is it possible to break the vicious cycle of crime?

USSR | 1974 | Vasily Shuksin | 101 min

This is a free educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you get a $8 solidarity ticket to reserve your participation and to sustain our educational programming.


February 1
6:30 pm
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Paul & Eslanda Robeson Cinema
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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