04 February 2015


You are cordially invited to join
 the Carpatho-Rusyn Society
As It Proudly Presents

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Director Sergei Parajanov’s 1964 cinematic tour de force and
   winner of awards in London, New York, San Francisco, Mar del Plata and Montreal
                      Valentine’s Day 

February 14, 2015      2:00 PM
The New York Public Library Mulberry Street Branch
10 Jersey Street between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets
   Manhattan, New York 10012
All are welcome!   Admission is free.  Suggested donation: $5.00
Rusyn artifacts will be on display and for sale.

Four reasons to see Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors:
 1.      It is the story of a great romance between lovers whose parents are enemies.
2.      Sergei Parajanov broke new ground with his astounding camera work.
3.      The film is a political statement against Soviet artistic repression for which Paradjanov paid with imprisonment.
4.      It provides a unique view of Hutzuls living in the Carpathians in western Ukraine, exploring their traditions and beliefs, customs, superstitions and fears, as well as their sufferings and joys.
For more information, including movie reviews and travel directions:   www.c-rs.org 
(Click on Upcoming Events or NY Chapter.)
                Further questions? Contact Andrea Kaufman, NY chapter president: ak@c-rs.org
We hope to see you there!

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