Film: The Russian Woodpecker

11/06/2015 6:00 pm
11/12/2015 2:30 pm

Young, eccentric Ukrainian artist Fedor Alexandrovich was just four years old when the Chernobyl disaster struck, but the event had a profound effect on him. In seeking to learn more about what happened at the nuclear plant, Fedor becomes fascinated with the Duga—a massive, Soviet-constructed radio antenna near the Chernobyl site that remains shrouded in mystery. Fedor discovers the Duga was one of the USSR’s secret Cold War weapons built to penetrate Western communications systems and, possibly, minds. He arrives at a terrifying conclusion that not only explains the radio antenna’s role in the disaster but also lays bare the cruelty inflicted on Ukraine by its Russian neighbors.


Friday, November 6: 6:00
Saturday, November 7: 3:30,
Sunday, November 8: 8:30
Monday, November 9: 5:30
Tuesday, November 10: 3:30, 5:30
Wednesday, November 11: 10:00AM
Thursday, November 12: 2:30

Event Location: 
Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park. 2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104