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TODAY:

The Ukrainian Studies Program at Columbia University will host a
talk by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, BORYS TARASYUK,
who will speak about the:

"FOREIGN POLICY OF UKRAINE AFTER THE ORANGE REVOLUTION"

A question & answer period will follow the Minister's talk. This
event is free and open to the public.

When: Thursday, September 21 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Where:  Harison Room, Faculty House (2nd floor), Columbia
University, 400 W. 117th St., New York, NY

(Columbia University Faculty House is located on East Campus
adjacent to the President's House. The building may be accessed by
entering the gate on 116th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and
Morningside Drive.)

For more information, please contact Diana Howansky at
ukrainianstudies@columbia.edu or (212) 854-4697.

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ALSO:

The Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University will open its
2006-2007 season with a new installment of its series “Ukraine: A
Cinematographic View from the West.”

The program will include:

•  Two short narrative films by New York-based director Andrij
Parekh and writer/co-director Sophie Barthes: “Snowblink” (Zymove
vesillia) (2004), and “The Dead Roosters” (Mertvi pivni) (2002).
Andrij Parekh, recently named one of Filmmaker Magazine's "25 New
Faces of Indie Film", is of Ukrainian and Indian descent. He
studied cinematography at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts (MFA,
2001) and the FAMU film school in Prague. He currently lives  and
works in New York, shooting features and music videos;

•  "Dai Bojé" (Dai Bozhe), a documentary by Jean Bojko and Guy
Chanel, 1994 (France). French-born Jean Bojko sets out on the road
to discover his roots in a remote Ukrainian village;

•  News from Ukraine: an update by Yuri Shevchuk, the Ukrainian Film
Club director, on the developments in Ukrainian filmmaking over the
summer break.

All films are open to the public and will be shown free of charge in
their original English, Russian and French versions, with English
subtitles.

When:    Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 7:30pm
Where:     717 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University, 1130 Amsterdam
Ave., New York, NY (subway train #1 to 116th St.)

For more information, please visit the Ukrainian Film Club’s website
at www.columbia.edu/cu/ufc or call Diana Howansky at 212-854-4697.




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