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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Russkiy Mir Special Screening: Abram Room’s Bed & Sofa (1927)

8th March 2016, 18:30, Russkiy Mir Centre, A29, Elvet Riverside I, Durham University

Special Screening: Abram Room’s Bed & Sofa (1927) with an introductory talk by Dr Anna Hurina

On Tuesday, 8 March, to celebrate the International Women’s Day, the Russkiy Mir Centre is organising a special screening of classics of early Soviet cinema, Abram Room’s Bed & Sofa (Tret’ia Meschanskaia / Ménage à trois, 1927). The film will be introduced by Dr Anna Hurina, whose research focuses on the early Soviet cinema and explores issues of gender, everyday life, and urbanism in cinematic narratives. She will talk about the ‘woman question’ of early Soviet times and its cinematographic representations of that period.

The event will take place at 6.30pm in the Russkiy Mir Centre (A29, Elvet Riverside 1), the film will be shown with English intertitles. For more information about the event contact

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