Saturday, November 03, 2007

Kyrgyz films at Curtis

Kyrgyz films at Curtis Memorial Library
November 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Pure Coolness
, a full-feature comic social drama about bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan was directed by Ernest Abdyzhparov. The film was the winner of the 2002 Eurasia Film Festival.

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan is Petr Lom's illuminating documentary about what many Westerners might consider a shocking social custom.

Followed by a Question and Answer session with Jane Knox-Voina, Professor of Russian; Elena Stishova; and Gulnara Abikeeva, Kazakh film critic and former Fulbright Exchange Film Scholar, Bowdoin College.

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