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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:00pm

Stalker poster

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
 is a 1979 science fiction art film loosely based on the novel Roadside Picnic. The film features a mixture of elements from the science fiction genre with dramatic philosophical and psychological themes. It depicts an expedition led by a figure known as the 'Stalker'  to take his two clients, a melancholic writer seeking inspiration and a professor  seeking scientific discovery, to a site known simply as the 'Zone', which has a place within it with the supposed ability to fulfill a person's innermost desires.  Read more

The Mirror

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

face of a young boy

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Andrei Tarkovsky, the acclaimed master of Soviet cinema, takes a moving and personal turn with this striking meditation on life in Russia during the bleak days of WWII.
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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

Solaris dvd cover

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. Cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is dispatched to investigate. Read more

Andrei Rublev

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

Shot from "Andri Rublev"

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Immediately suppressed by the Soviets in 1966, Andrei Tarkovsky’s epic masterpiece is a sweeping medieval tale of Russia’s greatest icon painter. 
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Born just outside of Toronto, Canada, Tori Foster earned a B.F.A. in New Media and an M.F.A. in Documentary Media at Ryerson University. Her practice focuses on emergent patterns and behavior in urban and natural environments and encompasses a variety of media including video, new media, and installation. Foster is the recipient of numerous awards including research and production grants from the Canada Council for the Arts. She has shown work in 16 countries worldwide.

Ivan’s Childhood

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

Shot from "Ivan's Childhood"

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
The debut feature by the great Andrei Tarkovsky, 
Ivan’s Childhood is a poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.  Read more