Take a tour of the world’s largest country that goes back to Sergei Eisenstein and the earliest days of cinema. Find out why so many “Russian” films were actually shot in neighboring Soviet Republics, and visit St. Petersburg, a city that still boasts some of film’s most famous landmarks.
About Your Guide: Laurel Maury has had a fascination with Russian literature her entire life. She traveled to the Soviet Union as a child and to Russia as an adult. She reviews books for The Los Angeles Times and graphic novels for NPR.