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Film Screening: “The Trial – The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov”

July 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Max Tuula will be in DC with his latest documentary, “The Trial: The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov”. Oleg Sentsov is a journalist and a film maker from Crimea who was arrested by the Russian government, convicted of terrorism and imprisoned for 20 years as a result of him standing up against the annexation of Crimea. Oleg Sentsov is now on his 44th day of a hunger strike. American Councils for International Education (ACIE) will host a screening of this film The documentary is mostly in the Russian language (very little English and Ukrainian) with English subtitles. Duration – 70 minutes. Here is a trailer to the film from the Berlin Film Festival in  2017:  https://www.berlinale.de/en/archiv/jahresarchive/2017/02_programm_2017/02_Filmdatenblatt_2017_201715078.html#tab=video WHEN: Friday, July 13, 5:00 pm. WHERE:   American Councils, 1828 “L” Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 200036 Note: The screening was first advertised as happening on the 11th floor but has been moved to the 12th floor conference room which can accommodate more people. FOR MORE INFORMATION: The building authorities require at least the approximate number of guests to unlock elevators after 6pm. Therefore, if you plan to attend, please confirm via email to  Natasha Dombrovskaya at:  or by texting or calling her cell:  202-258-6988.


July 13, 2018
5:00 pm