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Krisis is a cinematic re-enactment of a Facebook discussion among Russian and Ukrainian artists after the tear-down of the Lenin statue in Kiev during the Euromaidan protests of 2013-14. 

The debate reveals a society deeply divided by history, politics, and aesthetics.

The desire was to tell the story of the tormented country through a new type of narrative. Through a process of creative collaboration and documentation, a group of 14 photojournalists and videographers, were mentored, enabling them to make the transition to a multimedia storyteller. 'Krisis' is the synthesis of these different stories into a feature documentary that explores how Greece and the Greeks are handling the crisis. 

It is  a testament to how creativity is the best antidote to the crisis, and that innovation can occur in the darkest of hours.

Event Information

Running Time: 32 mins

BBFC Advice: adv 15

Director(s): Dmitri Venkov.

Country of Origin: Russia

Year of release:

Language(s): In Russian with English subtitles

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This is part of the What's Left? A Century In Revolution season

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Filmmaker Q&A

This screening will be followed by a live Q&A with director Dmitri Venkov.

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Full price: £6.75

Concession: £5.75

Friends of Tyneside Cinema: £5

Students & Young Tyneside: £4

Benefit: £1

Carers: Free

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Please note that films in this programme will play with no adverts or trailers and will start ten minutes after the advertised start time.

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