Film Screening of “12:08 East of Bucharest”

12:08 East of Bucharest, a film by Corneliu Porumboiu, will be screened on February 26th at 7:30pm with a special guest introduction by A. O. Scott of the New York Times. This screening will be presented as part of the symposium, After Communism: Achievement and Disillusionment Since 1989 Friday, 26 February 2010, 2:00-9:00pm Saturday, 27 February 2010, 2:00-7:00pm Location: President's Room, Faculty House, Columbia University

Call for Applications: Cultural Fellowships in Russia

The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) together with the Committee on External Relations of St. Petersburg and the Fund of the First Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin (Moscow, Russia) announces competition for two-week cultural fellowships in St. Petersburg, Russia, from August 23 until September 5, 2010 for American professionals in the field of arts and culture who are working on projects related to Russian culture. Airfare and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers.