Monday, September 10, 2007
Auditorium B, Angell Hall, 435 S. State St.
Ardak Amirkulov, director. This historical epic depicts the intrigue and turmoil among the Kipchacks, preceding Genghis Khan's systematic destruction of the lost East Asian civilization of Otrar. In Kazak, Mongolian, and Chinese with English subtitles (165 min., 1991). Awarded the FIPRESSI Prize (Locarno). Co-sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies and Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.