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‘Navalny’ movie review: Documentary depicts a hero, but who is Navalny to Ukraine?

The 2022 documentary “Navalny” opens with filmmaker Daniel Roher posing a question to Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition figure whose notoriety is just shy of that of a folk hero and construed by many as the metaphorical “anti-Putin”, the possible vehicle of Russia’s redemption: What message would Navalny leave behind ...
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Weekend in Kyiv – Feb. 18-20

Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. Listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19. Paul Thomas Anderson’s nostalgic 1970s love story about self-discovery and this year’s Oscar nominee for best ...
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Weekend in Kyiv – Feb. 11-13

Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. Listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19. Kryhitka will once again touch hearts on the eve of Lovers’ Day at the Bel Etage ...
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Weekend in Kyiv – Feb. 4-6

Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. All listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19. Traveling carnivals with stomach-turning attractions, exceptional psychoanalysis, and blood-curdling violence scenes is only a small ...
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What’s going on in Ukraine? Watch these films to understand Russia’s ongoing war

Editor’s Note: The selection was provided by Takflix, a Ukrainian streaming platform, and approved by the Kyiv Independent. This isn’t sponsored content. Although Russia’s war against Ukraine has been going non-stop since 2014, many around the world have just learned about Moscow’s aggression due to the growing threat of its ...
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Weekend in Kyiv – Jan. 28-30

Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. All listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19. A portrait of the generation Z, yet timeless in its empathy for the teenage experience, ...
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Weekend in Kyiv – Jan. 21-23

Our picks of the best art, music, film and more in the capital. All listed venues require one of the following: certificate of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test, or proof of recovery from Covid-19. British action film “The King’s Man,” set as a prequel to the Kingsman franchise, is ...