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Film Screening: White Sun of the Desert

August 29, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Need extra luck this semester? Join the UNC Russian Flagship Program and Chapel Hill Film Society for a screening of the Russian cosmonaut good-luck film and Soviet cult classic Белое солнце пустыни(Eng: White Sun of the Desert; Vladimir Motyl, dir., Soviet Union, 1970) Since its debut, this Western-style action film has been quite popular in the Russian-speaking world and is even watched by most Russian cosmonauts before their space launch for extra good luck. The film will be introduced by Professor McGarry, GSLL, and light refreshments will be provided.