My Class: From Russia with Relativity
My Class: From Russia with Relativity is a film about the brain drain, about tradition and globalization, about materialism and idealism and, not least, about national identity.
In 1982, a class of 26 youngsters attended an elite school for mathematics to prepare for a bright future – until Perestroika happened. Today they are spread all over the world; hardly any of them are employed for scientific research.
With this film, Ekaterina Eremenko undertakes a very personal journey into her past to meet her former classmates and find out what has become of them. The film tells the story of a generation that was dramatically influenced by the political changes.