• St. Jorgen’s Day

    1930. USSR. Yakov Protazanov. 92 min.

Musical accompaniment by Ben Model. Live English translation by Anna Kadysheva

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • St. Jorgen’s Day

    1930. USSR. Directed by Yakov Protazanov. Protazanov's anti-clerical comedy is reminiscent of Gogol in its satire of provincial life. Two thieves try to take advantage of all the money pilgrims are pouring into the coffers of St. Jorgen's church as the saint's feast day approaches and the priests decide to make a film about his miracles. Chaos, not miracles, ensues. Print courtesy of Munich Film Museum. Silent film. 92 min.

In the Film exhibition Mezhrabpom: The Red Dream Factory

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