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Past Event May 15, 2018

CFE Film Series: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Date
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Location

Ryerson University
122 Bond Street
Toronto ON
Canada

Synopsis:

Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world beyond, three young artists or the society they live in?

 

“stirring feature documentary explores how the members of feminist punk protest band provoked scandal and consternation among the Russian authorities”
                        -- Geoffrey Macnab, Independent

“kick-ass doc about Russian punk art collective Pussy Riot and the trial that ensued after the group put on a guerrilla performance - playing an anti-Putin anthem - in Moscow's central cathedral”
                        -- Now Magazine

“a fascinating and credibly heroic portrait of the three Pussy Riot members who go to trial”
                        -- Brian D. Johnson, Macleans

 

Introduction by Alexandra Orlova, Associate Professor of Criminology, Ryerson University

Co-sponsored with the Documentary Media Research Centre at Ryerson University

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.

This event is free and no registration is required.

Past Event
-
Location

Ryerson University
122 Bond Street
Toronto ON
Canada

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