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DIY Country

France, 2016

Film Screening

DIY Country

FRANCE 2016  90 min.

This documentary follows the chaotic birth of the “Donetsk People's Republic” in spring 2014 as it tries to forge a path to independence and closer ties to Russia. 

Over a 2-year period, “DIY Country” captures the origins and evolution of the Donetsk People’s Republic in East Ukraine from hopeful and naive beginnings, to hate, destruction and infighting. In the first part we follow the sinister and at times comical mechanics of how our heroes make a Revolution that will immediately eat them up. In the second part we will see them trying to find a role to play in the new State, as power is once again taken away from the people. 

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION

Friday 11 November  3.30 - 6.00 PM

DIRECTED BY

Antony Butts

CONTACT

Olivier Mille

In Russian with English subtitles

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