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Russian Film Week Screening & Discussion: Oscar

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The story of the famous artist Oscar Rabin set against the background of three decades of the Soviet history and his successful attempt to confront the regime with paints and brushes. This is a story about non-violent resistance to the forces of evil, about the borders of compromise, about people who tried to preserve internal freedom in a country that wasn’t free.

Genre: Documentary, biography, history

Director: Alexander Smoljansky, Yevgeny Tsymbal

Cast: Oskar Rabin, Boris Akunin, Liudmila Ulitskaya, Evgeny Kissin, Oleg Tselkov, Maya Turovskaya

Russia, 2018

In Russian with English subtitles.

Q&A session with producer Natalia Mokritskaya and actress Anna Slyu.