VIRGINITY TRADE, CLASSIC RUSSIAN DRAMA AND DOCUMENTARY
4PM: DOCU - Many Asian men believe that obtaining a virgin girl for sex will grant them extra health and luck. Matthew Watson’s VIRGINITY TRADE (2009, 60 min) is the compelling and utterly alarming account of the lives of girls and women affected in Cambodia today. 7PM: “MARX 200” DOUBLE BILL – A hapless loser undergoes misadventures in Alexandr Medvekin’s classic HAPPINESS (1934, 64 min) - Russia’s last silent movie. 8PM: DOCU - Chris Marker’s LAST BOLCHEVIK (1993, 118 min) is an magnificent exploration of the life, times, and art of Alexander Medvedkin (1900-1989). It is part memoir and autobiography, part history of the Soviet cinema and of Communism.