Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013 Documentary)

I'm going to see this with another movie group, but thought I'd post here as well. 

Synopsis: Meet Pussy Riot, the feminist punk collective that’s openly challenging the Russian Orthodox Church and President Vladimir Putin. They became infamous for invading the altar of St. Christ Church in Moscow and shocking worshippers with a raunchy song about a sexual coupling between Putin and the church. The state’s response was swift and brutal. Three members of the collective were sentenced to three years in a penal colony. Such harsh punishment for a little disorderly conduct served as a clear demonstration of the church’s influence on the state and the state’s influence on the judiciary and brought Pussy Riot global attention. Filmmakers Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin’s documentary goes deep into Pussy Riot’s guiding principles and comes up with a perfect marriage of content and style. Merrie Whitmore

MeetUp Time and Ticket Purchase: Between 6:00pm and 6:15pm Sunday 23 February 2014 

Hot Docs Ticket Price: regular ticket price at The Bloor Cinema is $11.00 , $8.00 for Bloor Cinema Members. No discounts for students or seniors. You can buy tickets online in advance.

Movie Start Time: 6:30pm 

Movie Duration: 88 mins 

Watch Trailer: "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer" trailer on YouTube.com

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  • supermita

    Can't seem to post to general Meetup calendar. Oh well!

    February 22, 2014

    • Mike4933

      I'm not even sure I know what that is?

      February 22, 2014

  • supermita

    Mike and I will be inside, near the front entrance around 6pm. We'll likely hang out after the movie if people are up for it.

    1 · February 21, 2014

  • Lynie

    Are we meeting before the screening?

    February 21, 2014

  • Mike4933

    Good idea Mita, I forgot about adding it to here as well. :)

    February 21, 2014

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