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Act & Punishment: The Pussy Riot Trials (2015)

February 26, 2018

The Russian Section at L&C Presents:

 

 

ACT & Punishment:  The Pussy Riot Trials (2015)

Documentary Film Screening

 

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Miller 102 at 7:00pm

 

Gender, Art & Politics in Russia

An accompanying talk by the film director Evgeny Mitta

 

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Miller 102 at 4:00pm

 

Evgeny Mitta is a Moscow-born visual artist, gallery owner, documentary film director and actor.  His movie, Act and Punishment, examines the context and reasons for the 2012 Pussy Riot trial and sentencing.  The film has been banned by the Russian government and this is the first time it will be shown in the US.

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