Filip Sestan


B.A. Yale University, Comparative Literature, 2020
Entered Berkeley program in 2020

Paper submitted with application to Berkeley: “Mass Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Production in Soviet Kulturfilm”

Research interests: Soviet cinema, Yugoslav Black Wave, critical theory and Marxism, culture of the early Soviet period, the Soviet avant-garde, film history, media theory

Languages known and studied: Russian, German, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Latin

Study/Work Abroad:
FLAS Study Grant and Tristan Perlroth Award, Saint Petersburg, Summer 2018
Charles H. Siegel Fellow, Moscow, Summer 2019