White Sun of the Desert, a popular 1970 Soviet film, tells the story of Fyodor Ivanovich Sukhov, a Red Army soldier in what would become modern-day Turkmenistan, after the Russian Civil War, who intends to return home to his beloved wife Katerina Matveyevna, but unexpected events and tasks force him to stay in the desert.
This is a free educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you get a $6 solidarity ticket to reserve your participation and to sustain our educational programming.
This film screening is a part of our Red October programming. You can see all events here.
ABOUT RED OCTOBER
In October of 1917, the world shook. The Bolshevik Revolution catalyzed the masses of people around the world, demonstrating that workers and peasants could come together and create a new society organized around the needs of the majority. During the month of October, we will be studying the Bolshevik Revolution, its successes and challenges, as well as its significant impact on national liberation struggles across the Global South.
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