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Film Screening. Petrov’s Flu

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The Harriman Institute is pleased to cosponsor First Look 2022, the Museum of the Moving Image’s acclaimed festival of innovative new international cinema. Join us for a showcase screening, the United States premiere of Kirill Serebrennikov’s 2021 film Petrov’s Flu.

Dir. Kirill Serebrennikov. Russia. 2021, 145 mins. In Russian with English subtitles. DCP.

Russian cause celebré Kirill Serebrennikov’s third feature is a hallucinatory, surrealistic adaptation of Alexey Salnikov’s novel The Petrovs in and Around the Flu, in which a young husband, wife, and child feverishly careen through the day, the past, and the dreams and nightmares of a city on the edge. A Strand release. United States premiere.


Preceded by:

Life Without Dreams

With Jessica Bardsley in person

Dir. Jessica Bardsley. 2022. 13 mins. Life Without Dreams is set within the outer space of consciousness, where the surfaces of far out planetary bodies form the terrain for an exploration of the gradual disappearance of darkness, 24/7 capitalism, and insomnia. U.S. Premiere.


Use code Harriman20 at checkout for a 20% discount on this event or on an All Festival Pass.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members ($11 Classic members). Order online. Please pick up tickets at the admission desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.