Film Discussion with Vladimir Paperny: Hollywood in Moscow

Friday, January 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PST

Vladimir Paperny, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at UCLA and author of Architecture in the Age of Stalin: Culture Two, will present a talk comparing two Cold War comedies: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966, United States) and The Russian Souvenir (1960, Soviet Union). This presentation is a continuation of his project with late film critic and screenwriter Maya Turovskaya, called "Hollywood in Moscow: American and Soviet Film of the 1930s-1940s," and his third virtual film discussion at the Wende.