Meeting Gorbachev

Directed By: Werner Herzog and André Singer

October 31, 2018 / German Polish Russian English / 90 min

This biographical documentary is grounded in the candid and riveting conversation between Mikhail Gorbachev–the last leader of the Soviet Union–and filmmaker Werner Herzog. The film provides personal insight into the pivotal events that improbably ended the Cold War.

UVU President Dr. Astrid Tuminez gave a lecture after a screening of this film on Oct. 30, 2019.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2019 Fall