Alexander Prokhorov

Alexander Prokhorov teaches Russian and Film at the College of William & Mary.  He is co-editor of Cinemasaurus: Russian Film in Contemporary Context (with Nancy Condee and Elena Prokhorova, 2020) and co-author of Film and Television Genres of the Late Soviet Era (with Elena Prokhorova 2017). His articles and reviews have been published in Journal of Film and Video, KinoKultura, …

Elena Prokhorova

Elena Prokhorova teaches Russian and Film and Media Studies at the College of William and Mary. Her research focuses on identity discourses in late Soviet and post-Soviet media.  She is co-editor (with Nancy Condee and Alexander Prokhorov) of Cinemasaurus: Russian Film in Contemporary Context (2020) and co-author (with Alexander Prokhorov) of the Film and Television Genres of the Late Soviet …

Laura Pontieri

Laura Pontieri (Ph.D. Yale University) is a researcher on Russian cinema and European animation. She taught Soviet cinema and animation at the University of Toronto for many years, and she is currently working on a monograph on the renown Russian director Fedor Khitruk. She is the author of the book Soviet Animation and The Thaw of the 1960s. Not Only for Children (2012), as well as …

Eva Ivanilova

Eva Ivanilova  is a PhD student in the interdisciplinary Film Studies and Slavic Program. She is working at the crossing point of Russian intellectual history, film theory, and political economy. Primarily, her research is focused on regional film practices in modern Russia that are included in a broader framework of geopolitical and geoeconomic demarcations. Her publications have appeared in KinoKultura, Iskusstvo kino, …