Paradise

Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky
(131 min, GermanyRussia, 2016)
French German Russian with English subtitles
Narrative
DC Premiere

Shot with a classic film elegance in luminous black-and-white, Russia’s Oscar® submission, Paradise, follows the lives of three souls that intertwine in Nazi Europe: a Russian member of the French resistance arrested for hiding Jews; the French collaborator who entraps her; and an idealistic, if naïve, SS officer assigned to root out corruption in the concentration camps.

Each recounts their story as we flash back to the moments when their lives fatefully intersected.

-Note adapted from the Chicago International Film Festival

Contains graphic content.

Co-presented by American University’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History Goethe-Institut Washington

Screenings

Saturday, May 20, 8:30 pm
Bethesda Row Cinema
7235 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD

Tuesday, May 23, 7:00 pm
AFI Silver Theatre
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD

Preview
Press
  • Russian veteran Andrei Konchalovsky is on robust form in this richly monochrome, perspective-rotating Holocaust drama.Variety
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This event finished on May 24, 2017.