Film screening and Q&A with the Director Alexey Uchitel.
Based on Mathilde, the most polarizing and talked-about Russian film of 2017, this sumptuously filmed historical drama recounts a scandalous love story in a country on the brink of a revolution.
In the twilight days of imperial Russia, prima ballerina Mathilde Kschessinka, who brought fame to St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre and the Russian ballet, becomes embroiled in a tryst with three Grand Dukes, as well as their ruler Tsar Nicholas II. The passion that could have changed the course of Russian history. The love affair that became a legend.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
Expected Run Time is 180 minutes