Russia The Global Power, Filmmaker Angus Macqueen On “Gulag,” And An Egyptian Film Festival by WBEZ’s Worldview

Reacting to alleged election tampering and heightened geopolitical tensions, the Obama Administration ejected 35 top Russian diplomats from the U.S. We discuss how Russia is regaining its footing as a global power. WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik talks with award-winning filmmaker Angus Macqueen about his 1999 documentary “Gulag,” which documents the history of the forced labor camps during the Stalin era of the Soviet Union. This week, the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute has a lineup of events and exhibits through the end of March.


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