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Washington, D.C. 2019 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20006
Beanpole

In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha (astonishing newcomers Viktoria Miroshnichenko and Vasilisa Perelygina), intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gunners, attempt to readjust to a haunted world. As the film begins, Iya, long and slender and towering over everyone — hence the film's title — works as a nurse in a shell-shocked hospital, presiding over traumatized soldiers. A shocking accident brings them closer and also seals their fates. The 28-year-old Russian director Kantemir Balagov won Un Certain Regard's Best Director prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival for this richly burnished, occasionally harrowing rendering of the persistent scars of war, which you can see at Cafritz Hall in Washington, D.C.
  • Start:February 29, 2020
  • End:February 29, 2020
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  • Where:Cafritz Hall, 1529 16th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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