Screening of Glory to the Queen

Film Screening
Event Status
Open to the Public
Address
1730 Cambridge St, Room S010, Cambridge MA 02138

During the Cold War, four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe, and became Soviet icons of female emancipation. Glory to the Queen (2020) reveals their interwoven biographies and is both a rare look into the present lives of chess stars Nona Gaprindashvili, Nana Alexandria, Maia Chiburdanidze and Nana Ioseliani, as well as a chronicle of their lasting legacy.

Georgian director Tatia Skhirtladze will present her film and participate in a discussion afterwards.

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Sponsorship

The Program on Georgian Studies is an activity of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and is made possible by a sponsored research award from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.

Accessibility

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