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Welcome to the USA (2019) Collaboration with Russian Flagship Program

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Welcome to the USA (2019) Collaboration with Russian Flagship Program

Film
Wednesday, October 27
7 - 9 pm
Cost: Free
WUD Film presents a free screening of Welcome to the USA (2019) in partner with The Russian Flagship Program

Kazakhstan | 95 min | NR | Dir. Assel Aushakimova

Aliya is a 36-year-old Kazakh lesbian woman. Aliya for the first time in her life tried to play the Green Card Lottery and won. Now she cannot decide whether to leave Kazakhstan or stay. On the one hand, Aliya is tired of the stagnation, corruption, dictatorship of the Kazakh society, she wants changes in her life. But on the other hand, she is afraid of uncertainty and to start all over again in a foreign country. 

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlliCatCX5k

Join the Russian Flagship Program in celebrating this film from Kazakhstan, and the representation of LGBTQ+ stories in countries outside and inside the USA.

Take this opportunity to learn more about the program here: https://russianflagship.wisc.edu/

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

Kazakhstan | 95 min | NR | Dir. Assel Aushakimova

Aliya is a 36-year-old Kazakh lesbian woman. Aliya for the first time in her life tried to play the Green Card Lottery and won. Now she cannot decide whether to leave Kazakhstan or stay. On the one hand, Aliya is tired of the stagnation, corruption, dictatorship of the Kazakh society, she wants changes in her life. But on the other hand, she is afraid of uncertainty and to start all over again in a foreign country. 

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlliCatCX5k

Join the Russian Flagship Program in celebrating this film from Kazakhstan, and the representation of LGBTQ+ stories in countries outside and inside the USA.

Take this opportunity to learn more about the program here: https://russianflagship.wisc.edu/

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

Russian Flagship Program

Melissa Azari
melissa.azari@wisc.edu (608) 262-1473

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