St. Petersburg study-abroad students attend international film festival

The eight participants of William & Mary’s St. Petersburg summer study abroad program knew they had signed on for a summer of learning more about Russian culture, language, literature and films. They were prepared to earn nine credits while abroad, and to make their own documentaries under the supervision of the College’s film-maker in residence, Jes Therkelsen. They were prepared for home stays, including taking regular meals with their host families. They were certainly prepared for evenings filled with cultural activities including the ballet, theater and opera.

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