Russian Studies

Film Screening: Maidan

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Harrison 1261
Free Admission

A chronicle of the civil uprising against the regime of President Yanukovych that took place in Kiev (Ukraine) in the winter of 2013/14. The film follows the progress of the revolution: from peaceful rallies, half a million strong, in the Maidan square, to the bloody street battles between protesters and riot police. Directed by Sergei Loznitsa.

Released in 2014. Run time: 134 minutes.

A discussion will follow. This film is part of the Russian and East European Movie Series. Sponsored by the Russian Studies program and the Office of Cross Disciplinary Studies and Diversity Engagement.

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