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Spring 2022 announcement: The Club is unlikely to return to in person screenings this fall. (Unfortunately, the opportunity to screen films online is also limited as only a few movies are being offered virtually.) We still do not believe we can operate successfully in a majority of our markets as the audience who frequents our program (and independent cinemas), has simply not returned in a significant way. We do hope that there will be a time in the not too distant future where conditions look more promising. We miss our members, our meetings, our moderators and mostly, the great movies (presented the way they should be, in a theater!). We promise to update our members as soon as there is a definite plan of action! Thanks for being patient and stay safe!
Greater New Haven Co-Moderator John MacKay studied at the University of British Columbia, the Pushkin Institute in Moscow, and Yale University. He is now a professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale, specializing in Russian film, 19th and 20th century Russian literature, and the theory of film and literature. He has translated essays on film by Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Rudolf Arnheim, Siegfried Kracauer, and Imre Kertesz, and is currently working on a project about Dziga Vertov and the documentary tradition.