Celebration Day | Town of Glory

Stadthaus Cottbus, Fri 11.12. | 13:00

Films in the programme:

Celebration Day

Celebration Day

Prazdnik

Nathalia Konchalovsky

Russia, 2020, 10 Min

May 9th, Moscow, Victory Day: the city celebrates the end of World War II with the traditional parade. Tanks roll through the streets. Military music booms from the speakers. Young Sasha cannot find peace however.

Town Of Glory

Town Of Glory

Uezdnyj gorod

Dmitry Bogolubov

Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, 2019, 82 Min

Yelnya, a small town 400 kilometres west of Moscow. Here the Red Army won a first,  extremely costly yet only temporary, victory against the Germans in World War II. Today few contemporary witnesses remain and yet memory of the war is omnipresent, resulting in a military-patriotic coloured everyday culture.

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