William and Mary Global Film Pre-Festival

The 2013 W&M Global Film Festival theme - Film and Youth - will be introduced through a pre-festival series of Wednesday night film screenings at the Williamsburg Library Theatre running January 16 - February 13, starting at 6:30pm.  The series is free and open to the public (no ticket required) and is part of a 1-credit W&M Film Studies course designed in conjunction with the festival. The series will feature youth-related films from Senegal, Spain, Chile, New Zealand, Russia and Japan, and each will be introduced with a brief presentation by a W&M faculty member.  Visit filmfestival.wm.edu for complete schedule and details. 

 

Introduction by Prof. Sasha Prokhorov, Associate Professor of Russian and Post-Soviet Studies

Hipster/Stilyagi (2008 / Russia / Valeriy Todorovskiy / 130m / NR)
A musical that deals with Soviet youth subculture "stilyagi" ("hipsters" or literally "obsessed with fashion") of the 1950s.

Watch a trailer

 

Location

 
Williamsburg
Room: Theatre