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Stalker

Friday, September 15, 2017
  7–10 p.m.


Location: Culver Center of the Arts
Category: Screening

Description: Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphys­ical journey through an enigmatic postapocalyptic landscape, and a rarefied cinematic experience like no other. A hired guide—the Stalker—leads a writer and a professor into the heart of the Zone, the restricted site of a long-ago disaster, where the three men eventually zero in on the Room, a place rumored to fulfill one’s most deeply held desires. Adapting a science-fiction novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, Tarkovsky created an immersive world with a wealth of material detail and a sense of organic atmosphere. A religious allegory, a reflection of contemporaneous political anxieties, a meditation on film itself—Stalker envelops the viewer by opening up a multitude of possible meanings.

Additional Information:

Open to: General Public
Admission: Entry Charge: $9.99 General; $5 Students
Sponsor: ARTSblock

Contact Information:
Nikolay Maslov
951-827-5356
nikolay.maslov@ucr.edu