THE TULA TEA ROOM
of The Museum of Jurassic Technology
The Tula Tea Room serves complimentary Georgian Black Tea and cookies
Thursday from 3 to 7pm
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 1 to 5pm
The Borzoi Kabinet Theater
During the museum hours The Borzoi Kabinet Theater screens these films, by SFDUI, alternately on the hour:
The Great Soviet Eclipse
Produced by Kabinet (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Museum of Jurassic Technology (Culver City, CA); 90 minutes, documentary (2008) The final installment in a series known as Chain of Flowers, the film is about the thought and impact of Russian astronomer Nicholas Kozyrev (1908-1983) who, during imprisonment in a Russian Gulag, developed a controversial branch of astrophysics.
Upcoming: 3d film from the cultural journey in Georgia 2010
The Tale of a Cross-Eyed Lefty from Tula and the Steel Flea
Drawn from the beloved mid-19th century novella by Nicolai Semyonovich Leskov, relates a tale of two Tsars, a curmudgeonly general and a poor, but astonishingly deft young gunsmith from the small town of Tula.
Obshee Delo (The Common Task)
This film interweaves tales of an impoverished, yet influential philosopher-librarian, Nicolai Federov, the accomplishments and tribulations of Russia's historic Pulkovo Observatory, and the life and work of Constantine Tsiolkovski, whose inspired vision of human space travel and habitation changed the course of humanity.