• Courtesy Cinema Guild

schedule

  • Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

    7 PM (133 mins)
    BAMPFA

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Maidan

  • Introduction

    Associate Professor of Film & Media at UC Berkeley

Structured solely through extended fixed shots filmed over a period of three months, this account of the riots in Kiev’s Maidan Square, which led to the ouster of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych, tracks with formalist rigor the trajectory  from peaceful protest to violent confrontation. By placing the viewer in the midst of the masses without the guideposts of expert commentary or central personalities, Maidan provides an immersive experience and a bracing, timeless portrait of protest and revolution.

SFIFF 2015
FILM DETAILS 
Cinematographer
  • Sergei Loznitsa
  • Serhiy Stefan Stetsenko
  • Mykhailo Yelchev
Language
  • Ukrainian
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 133 mins
Source
  • Cinema Guild