The Silk Road on Screen: The Adopted Son (Kyrgyzstan)

20 Mar 2019


The Silk Road on Screen Film Series: The Adopted Son (Kyrgyzstan)

Hillman Library, First Floor, Latin American Lecture Room
3-4:30 pm

Wednesday, March 20

This film is an exquisitley composed and photographed child-to-man tale of Kyrgyz villager. Beshkempir is just like an other kid--playing in the mud, getting into trouble, experiencing the first pangs of sexuality--until a fight with his best friend leads to the revelation that he was adopted. Running Time: 81 minutes

Introduction by Ellina Sattarova, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Global, ULS, CREEES
Hillman Library 1st Floor, Latin American Lecture Room