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Documentary Film and Book Launch:
RESILIENCE – How to Live 100 Russian Years by Paul Richardson

Saturday, October 27, 2:00pm

Free with Admission

25-minute film, Russian with English subtitles

The Museum welcomes Russian Life magazine publisher and editor, Paul Richardson, for the launch of his latest documentary and companion book RESILIENCE – How to Live 100 Russian Years. Richardson explores the lives of children born in 1917, a time when Russia was wracked by political and social unrest. Yet, through it all these children survive; their lives intricately intertwined with Russia’s tumultuous history. Watch the film trailer here.

RESILIENCE was created by Richardson in collaboration with Russian journalists Mikhail Mordasov and Nadya Grebennikova, after the trio traveled across Russia and Eastern Europe in 2017, interviewing 22 centenarians. Richardson will introduce the film and read a few short excerpts from the book. A Q&A and book signing will follow the showing of the 25-minute documentary. Other books by Richardson, including The Spine of Russia and Driving Down Russia’s Spine, will also be available for purchase.