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Renewal and nostalgia tango at the EU-Russia border
A decommissioned Soviet factory in the Estonian border town of Narva is the center of a struggle for a community’s sense of identity between the older generations nostalgic for life in the town during Soviet Union and younger generations seeking a more modernized future.
Truth and Theater in St. Petersburg | Episode 3
In the season finale of Clash of Narratives’ third season, two very different Russian theater directors sit down and talk about fascism, freedom of speech, and the future of their country.
Truth and Theater in St. Petersburg | Episode 2
In episode 2 of Truth and Theater in St. Petersburg, directors Grigoriy and Vladimir expound on their Orthodox Christian beliefs. For Vladimir, it was God’s will that Putin became Russia’s leader. For Grigoriy, the church’s ties to the government compelled him to leave the Russian Orthodoxy.
Truth and Theater in St. Petersburg | Episode 17m 47s
In the season premiere of Truth and Theater in St. Petersburg, directors Vladimir and Grigoriy are in the process of staging the same play about fascism, but with very different interpretations of what this word means in modern-day Russia.
A Ukrainian Love Story | Episode 28m 39s
Unable to return to her native Crimea, Tanya builds a new life in Kiev as Dima wrestles with his war-torn past.
A Ukrainian Love Story — Episode 110m
As war rages in eastern Ukraine, Dima, a former leader of an ultra-right group, and Tanya, a self-proclaimed anarcho-feminist, make an unlikely couple in modern-day Kiev.
Clash of Narratives: A Tale of Two Georgias | Episode Three: Winners and Losers
In the third, and final, episode of Season One of “Clash of Narratives” our heroines come to terms with election shakeups at home and abroad.
Clash of Narratives: A Tale of Two Georgias | Episode Two: Whose West Is it Anyway?
In Episode Two both announce that they are pro-Western. So, whose West is it, anyway?
Clash of Narratives: A Tale of Two Georgias | Episode One: Freedom vs Tradition23m
Our pilot season begins in Georgia, where two very different women, Tamara Chergoleishvili and Irma Inashvili, fight for opposite visions for their country and the world.