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Film Screening: Cold War (2018)

Thursday, February 20, 2020
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
The William Benton Museum of Art

Film Screening of "Cold War" (2018). 88min


Set against the backdrop of the 1950s Cold War in Poland, two people of differing backgrounds and temperaments begin an almost impossible romance.

This is a historical period drams directed by Pawel Pawlikowski. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival on 10 May 2018. Critics praised its acting, screenplay, direction and cinematography.

After the film, Professor Friedemann Weidauer, German Studies at UConn, will hold a short discussion about the period.

Rating: 92% by Rotton Tomatoes

This film is shown in collaboration with the Human Rights Institute Film Series


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