Frame Work, a six-part screening series
Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 6 pm -7:30 pm Moscow Time (Russia) / 10:00 am – 11:30 am Eastern Time (USA)
Eight Images from the Life of Nastya Sokolova
Vladlena Sandu and Alena Kotova
2018, 30 min.
Anastasia Sokolova graduated from one of the most prestigious universities in Russia with a de-gree in journalism, but her professional journey was as a collector in the bank to the administra-tor in a cheap illegal bordello.
Three Songs About Liberation
2017, 10 min.
Three women declaim excerpts from Gerda Lerner’s book Black Women in White America (1972), from memory, to the camera. Shot in the South Side of Chicago, this simple gesture sum-mons up several stories of African-American women during the time of slavery. While confronta-tional, there is pride in the women’s delivery.