Povadyr (The Guide) Streaming

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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To commemorate the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, REEES is hosting a screening of the Ukrainian film Povadyr (The Guide), directed by Oles Sanin (2014). The film is subtitled in English, discussion to follow.

Early 1930s in Soviet Ukraine: US engineer Michael Shamrock arrives in Kharkiv with his son Peter to build socialism; Michael is mysteriously killed

This blockbuster, released in the same year that Crimea was seized by Russian troops, was watched by Ukrainian audiences throughout the country and was chosen as the 2014 entry to the Academy Awards (Best Foreign Language Film). It is a historical drama in part about the persecution of Ukraine’s blind itinerant musicians; the cast features some of today’s leading Ukrainian musicians and writers, including Ukraine’s foremost contemporary poet and novelist, Serhii Zhadan.

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