To mark 80th Birth Anniversary of Andrei Tarkovsky:
* Discussion on creative work of Andrei Tarkovsky
* Screening of Tarkovsky's first feature film “Ivan’s Childhood” , 1962 (was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival)
Andrei Tarkovsky (April 4, 1932 – December 29, 1986) - a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist, theatre and opera director, widely regarded as one of the finest filmmakers of the XX century.
Tarkovsky's films include Andrei Rublev, Solaris, The Mirror, and Stalker. He directed the first five of his seven feature films in the Soviet Union; his last two films were produced in Italy and Sweden, respectively. They are characterized by spirituality and metaphysical themes, long takes, lack of conventional dramatic structure and plot, and distinctively authored use of cinematography.