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THE EVENT / 2015

The Event by Sergei Loznitsa at the ICAby Jagger Biggs, 2019-10-04, www.russianartandculture.com

Soon after, the USSR collapsed, ending the 70-year-long rule of the Soviets. This carefully compiled documentary film transports viewers back to the confusion and optimism of August 1991. It questions what revolution means in the post-Soviet context more widely, and leaves us wondering whether its participants are victors or victims.