Saturday, November 3, 2007

FILMS- Kazakh Nation Building Through Film, Bowdoin College, Nov. 6-10, 2007

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FILMS- Kazakh Nation Building Through Film, Bowdoin College, Nov. 6-10, 2007

Posted by: Jane Knox-Voina <>

The Film Forum, "Kazakh Nation Building Through Film: Family and Women
as its Cornerstones"
November 6-10, 2007.

Funded by Bowdoin College (Concerts&Lectures), Women's Studies, Russian
Department), The Maine Humanities Council and the International Research

Tuesday, November 6. 7:00 p.m. (Language Media Center Viewing Room).
Gender Montage: Paradigms in Soviet Space (Central Asian Documentaries),
Bowdoin College. Bowdoin College. Short women's documentaries on
poverty, trafficking drugs, slave market, an elderly woman's creative
tiny rug business. Q&A led by K. Ghodsee and E. Stishova.

Wednesday November 7. 7:00 p.m. (Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick).
Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan Director: Petr Lom (51 min) Documentary.
Pure Coolness, Director: Ernest Abdyzhparov (95 min) 2007. Feature on
Bride kidnapping (Kyrgyzstan)

Thursday, November 8: 4:00 p.m. (Women's Research Center)
Round table with Women and Gender Studies with documentaries from
Central Asian Gender Montage: Wishing for Seven Sons and One Daughter,
and Invisible

Friday, November 9. 7:00 p.m. (Beam Classroom)
Topic Film screening Waiting for Uigurstan, by Dr. Sean Roberts
(Historian and Anthropologist, Georgetown University). Q & A Professor
Shu-chin Tsui, Asian Studies, Bowdoin College

November 10. 10:30 a.m. Eveningstar Cinema, Tontine Mall, Brunswick:
Crazy Quilt, comic drama by Rustem Abddrashev, Kazakhstan
Short documentary, Two Faces of a Nation, 2007, J. Knox-Voina, S.
Chapple-Sokol, A. Karr, J, Greene, A, Handel, and J, Kellner '09
together with Kenzhebai Dusembaev

Discussion and Kazakh food. Admission is Free!

Jane Knox-Voina
Russian Department
Bowdoin College Brunswick, Maine 01044

Director, Silkway Films, USA. Inc.

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