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With THE MUSIC ROOM, Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat (the beloved actor Chhabi Biswas) desperately clinging to a fading way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years—now a shadow of its former vivid self.
Ukraine’s official selection for the 2021 Academy Awards, Valentyn Vasyanovych’s haunting and suddenly-prescient sci-fi feature envisions a Russian invasion of his country, and its aftermath. Tom Roberts, Assistant Professor of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Smith College, joins us for a post-screening discussion.