How Films Predicted the Future of Putin's Russia

When and Where

Friday, June 16, 2023 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Room 108N
Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7


Alexander Rodnyansky (Producer)
Anna Shternshis (Moderator)


During this special event, Academy Award-nominated film producer, Alexander Rodnyansky will discuss the relationship between arts and politics in today's Russia and Ukraine.

Alexander Rodnyansky is a Ukrainian film director, producer, and businessman. His film Leviathan won the Golden Globe in 2015. Four of his films were nominated for an Academy Award, including Chief in LoveEst-Ouest, Leviathan and Loveless

Professor Anna Shternshis is the Director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, Al and Malka Green Professor in Yiddish Studies and a Fellow at the John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Presented with Show One Productions.

Register for this free in-person event.

Contact Information


Centre for European Russian and Eurasian Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema Studies Institute, Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies


1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7