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WWI stories on film

17.06.2022

18 June to 30 September 2022, the WWI Museum at the Martial Chamber of Tsarskoe Selo offers WWI Stories on Film, a series of lectures and international movie shows on the Great War, as well as Q&A sessions with some of the directors and historians.

All the events are free. They will take place each Friday at 7 p.m. and each Saturday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Advance registration on TImepad is required.

The first event of the project presents St Petersburg's director Alexander Zolotukhin and his first feature film by screened in the 2019 Berlinale Forum, A Russian Youth (1919).

Schedule for 1 June–16 July:

  • 18 June, 4 pmA Russian Youth (1919) by Alexander Zolotukhin + Q&A with director
  • 19 June, 2 pmShoulder Arms (1918) by Charlie Chaplin
    19 June, 5 pmMy Boy Jack (2007) by Brian Kirk
  • 24 June, 7 pm — Lecture by film historian E. Margolit + Sniper (1931) by  Semyon Timoshenko
  • 25 June, 2 pmAnd Quiet Flows the Don (1930) by Ivan Pravov and Olga Preobrazhenskaya
    25 June, 5 pmSunset Song (2015) by Terence Davies
  • 1 July, 7 pm — Lecture by historian K. Tarasov + The Good Soldier Schweik (1956) by Karel Steklý
  • 2 July, 2 pmThe Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk (2009, animated) by Rinat Gazizov
    2 July 5 pmThe War Below (2021) by J.P. Watts
  • 8 July, 7 pm — Lecture by art historian I. Chechot + Shock Troop / Stoßtrupp 1917 (1934) by Hans Zöberlein and Westfront 1918 (1930) by Georg Wilhelm Pabst
  • 9 July, 2 pm Three Comrades (1938) by Frank Borzage
    9 July, 5 pmSee You Up There / Au revoir là-haut (2017) by Albert Dupontel
    15 July, 7 pm — Q&A with Seans Magazine's chief editor V. Stepanov + Colonel Redl (1984) by István Szabó
  • 16 July, 2 pmHanussen (1988) by István Szabó
    16 July, 5 pm — The Cut (2014) by Fatih Akin

Martial Chamber's address: 5A Farm Road, Pushkin

Схема прохода к Ратной палате

WWI Stories On Film project on VKontakte and Telegram (in Russian)

Organised by Tsarskoe Selo together with the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Gosfilmfond and Dornfilm.