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11. Diamond Arm at 50

In honor of the anniversary of the film «Бриллиантовая рука» (“Diamond Arm”), this edition of Учитесь looks at some of the famous крылатые фразы (“winged phrases”), or idiomatic expressions that the film gave to the Russian language.

Tags: film, language
12. Of Rabbits and Wolves

No matter how many times I watch Diamond Arm («Бриллиантовая рука»), I never cease to wonder at the fact that this film managed to make it to screens all across the Soviet Union in April 1969.

Tags: 1969, film, gayday
13. What's So Funny?

After declensions, cases, aspect, verbs of motion, pronunciation, and all the other trials of the Russian language, there is one more thing to learn: quotes, jokes and allusions. Let's do this.

Tags: film, russian language, humor
14. Note Book

The latest news, trends, and event from all over Russia.

Tags: internet, film
15. Confronting Amnesia: Frozen Memories of the Russian Gulag

This gripping documentary draws a straight line from the Great Terror unleashed by Joseph Stalin from 1929 until his death in 1953 to the current desire to cover over and forget this monumental abuse of human rights.

Tags: film, gulag
16. Death of Cinema?

This is the first time that Russia's Culture Ministry has censored a film by cancelling its license to be shown in theaters. Satire takes a hit.

Tags: romanovs, film, censorship
17. Leonid Gayday

In her final Uchites column for Russian Life, Natalia Gogolitsyna takes a look at one of Russia's most beloved filmmakers and the winged phrases that are one of his legacies.

Tags: film
18. Lions and Lawyers and Baba Yaga, Oh My!

Ice Age lions thaw out, fairytale heroes meet social media, and foreign news needs a new passport. Plus, all about Russian art in less than 30 minutes. 

Tags: foreign agent, art, film, Yakutia, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. Evil Clowns, Ballerinas, and Other Movie Monsters

Clown horror is horrid for clowns, a ballet scandal on the silver screen, and a pack of protesting porkers. 

Tags: film, ballet, clowns, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
20. What's Not to Love

On Andrei Zvyagintsev's new film, Loveless, that is sure to be seen as a sign of the times and a touchstone for current interpretations of Russia.

Tags: family, movies, film

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