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Hard to Be a God

03/20  |  3:00, 8:00 PM
03/21  |  3:00, 8:00 PM
03/22  |  3:00 PM
03/24  |  8:00 PM
03/25  |  8:00 PM
03/26  |  8:00 PM
03/27  |  5:30 PM
03/28  |  12:30 PM
03/29  |  5:30 PM
03/31  |  5:30 PM
04/01  |  5:30 PM
04/02  |  5:30 PM

A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a difficult one: they cannot interfere violently and in no case can they kill. The scientist Rumata tries to save the local intellectuals from their punishment and cannot avoid taking a position. As if the question were: what would you do in God's place?

Director's statement:

Aleksei wanted to make this film his entire life. The road was a long one. This is not a film about cruelty, but about love. A love that was there, tangible, alive, and that resisted through the hardest of conditions.

Directed By: Aleksei German
Genre: Sci-Fi
Run Time: 170 Minutes
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Origin: Russia

Earlier Event: March 15
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Later Event: March 27