Check out these three short films (Together, Ours, Body Parts), part of the Russian Film Festival, "Images of Russia."

Together (2009), directed by Pavel Kostomarov, deals with a loving relationship between a married couple with artistic inclinations. Their small house is set apart from the world, with their drawings and wooden scupltures inspired by Celtic art.

Ours (2008), directed by Daya Kahen, looks at 10,000 Russian boys and girls perparing for the future as the elite of Russia. They call themselves "Nashi" or "Ours," and spend two weeks in lockdown at the summer camp made up Putin's fast growing youth movement.

Body Parts (2009), directed by Marina Kravchenko, examines the bloody traces of war imprinted in soil and memory. The black and white film follows the lives of former children of war.

WHEN

WHERE

Russian Cultural Center
2337 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
http://www.ourtx.org/russian_film_movie2010.html

TICKET INFO

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