Documentary filmmaker to answer questions following screening of film ”My Perestroika”

CWRU My Perestroika flierThe Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities’ Revolution Film Series will continue Monday, March 25, with a showing of My Perestroika. The documentary will be shown from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Wolstein Research Building auditorium.

Robin Hessman, a Russian-trained documentary filmmaker and producer, will introduce My Perestroika, a film project she began directing in 2004 as a filmmaker in residence at WGBH Boston. This award-winning feature-length documentary about the lives of five ordinary families premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was screened in New York as part of the New Directors/New Films series, curated by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Hessman will answer questions from the audience after the screening.

This event is co-sponsored by the CWRU Ethnic Studies Program and the CWRU Film Society.