Convener and Chair: Professor Roy Allison (REES, St Antony's)
Speakers:Dr Andre Singer (SOAS, CEO Spring Films); Professor Archie Brown (St Antony's)
Screening of Meeting Gorbachev, followed by Q&A with the film's co-director, Dr Andre Singer, and Professor Archie Brown.
Meeting Gorbachev is a 2018 biographical documentary film directed by Werner Herzog and Andre Singer about the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union. The film features three interviews between Herzog and Gorbachev, conducted over the span of six months, and had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on September 1, 2018.