KineDok Discussion: Putin's Witnesses (Nov 26)

22. 11. 2020

Author: Veronika Zýková

Join us live online on November 26 at 7:30 pm (CET) for a discussion about Vitaly Mansky's film Putin's Witnesses and contemporary Russia with the Executive Editor of Current Time TV Kenan Aliyev, production manager at Hypermarket Film Galya Stepanova and pro-democracy activist, writer and journalist Denis Bilunov. Moderated by Daniela Kolenovská, the Head of the Department of Russian and East European Studies at Charles University.

The discussion (in English) will start at 7:30 pm (CET) right in the Facebook event and on KineDok's and IDF's Facebook pages.

You can watch the film at If you want to watch it for free, simply write us via messenger at least one of Putin's numerous favourite sports. We will send you a voucher!

About the film
The events of the film begin on 31 December, 1999 when Russia was acquainted with its new President. The film is based on unique and strictly documentary testimonies of the true causes and consequences of the operation “Successor”, as a result of which Russia ended up with the President who still rules the country. The protagonists of the film are Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian nation, as always being a silent witness of its own destiny.

KineDok is an alternative distribution platform for creative documentaries in seven European countries, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film.

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