ANDREI RUBLEV
1969, Janus Films, 205 min, Soviet Union, Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky

Inspired by the life and works of 15th-century poet and icon painter Andrei Rublev, Tarkovsky frames his exploration of the role of a creator in society in a religious setting: An artist is only a servant offering his talent to his community and to God. Starring Anatoli Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Grinko and Nicolai Sergeyev, this classic film is a powerful statement about the importance of maintaining artistic independence when originality is under siege. In Russian, Italian and Tatar with English subtitles.


THE MIRROR
ZERKALO
1975, Kino Intl., 108 min, Soviet Union, Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky

Director Andrei Tarkovsky’s autobiographical approach to cinema finds voice here as he shows us the second great war in Europe, the evacuation from Moscow and the separation of a couple - all things the filmmaker experienced himself and, in 1974, was ready to share with his public. With Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev, Larisa Tarkovskaya and Alla Demidova. In Russian and Spanish with English subtitles.


FUNNY GIRL
1968, Sony Repertory, 155 min, USA, Dir: William Wyler

In her Academy Award-winning film debut, Barbra Streisand re-creates her legendary Broadway role as renowned comedienne Fanny Brice, who made the world laugh even as her own world was crumbling. Premiered in 1968 at the Egyptian Theatre!


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