Sunday, October 23
Location: Clairidge Cinema 1Add to Google Calendar
Russian activist Anastasia Shevchenko was arrested and detained under house arrest for two years for speaking out against the government. During her imprisonment, she was separated from her young daughter who died alone. As Anastasia travels across Russia by train, she comes to grips with her loss and realizes that the only way she can continue fighting for freedom is to leave her homeland forever.
In English and in Russian with English subtitles.
Q&A with director Sarah McCarthy and subject Anastasia Shevchenko to follow.
Playing in DOCUMENTARY SHORTS COMPETITION.
Documentary Shorts Competition
Sasha Odynova, Sarah McCarthy, Maria Logan