HOSTED BY PEN INTERNATIONAL. In this exclusive event, join acclaimed Ukrainian film-maker and writer Oleg Sentsov in conversation with Natalia Koliada & David Lan, followed by a screening of acclaimed documentary “The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov”.
From the rise of anti-Western paranoia and imperialist rhetoric to the intervention in Syria and the annexation of Crimea, a distinct theory of Russian national identity based on ethnicity and geography, Eurasianism, has moved from the fringes of political discourse to become official state policy.
Please join us and our partners for an evening in support of imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, Oleg Sentsov. We will be screening Sentsov’s award-winning film Gamer. Honourable guests will include David Lan, Michael Stewart, Mike Downey and other prominent UK cultural figures.
Following months of unrest, Ukraine has a new leader. Known as the Chocolate King, Petro Poroshenko is tasked with restoring law and order, and steering the country away from conflict.
As fighting in the east continues, we will be looking at the challenges that lie ahead for Poroshenko and asking how he will unite the country.
by Sally Ashley-Cound Letters to Myself, which screened at the Frontline Club on Monday 14 April, follows Russian photographer Oleg Klimov as he returns to the places he documented during the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the 1990s and into the 2000s. The film combines Klimov‘s memories with the stories of the people he […]
Standpoint magazine brings together a distinguished panel to debate Britain’s response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea.