Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer


Tuesday May 15, 2018 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Ryerson University
Room 307, School of Image Arts
122 Bond Street
Toronto, Ontario

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.

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