I’m heading to Russia in a few days for the Moscow Jewish Film Festival, for two screenings of my latest feature film, Седер-Мазохизм.

It’s been 3 decades since my single semester of adult-education introductory Russian, but I did find a handy Cyrillic-to-phonetic-English alphabet chart online:

At least I can try pronouncing a word or two. I’m privileged to practice on this:


Author: Nina Paley

Animator. Director. Artist. Scapegoat.

2 thoughts on “Седер-Мазохизм”

  1. Hi Nina!
    I offered to MJFF my subs for both your movies. Maybe they decide to use it for screenings.
    I live in another country now but maybe can come to Moscow for a couple of days. Will be happy to meet you.

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