July 10 4:00 pm
Feature Documentary/ 2022/ USA/ 98min/ Directed by Daniel Roher
Alexei Navalny – Russian opposition leader – was a frequent critic of corruption, but always believed himself to be safe…
…and then he was poisoned by Novichok on a flight from Siberia to Moscow.
With the pacing and power of a political thriller, Roher’s perfectly pitched documentary switches between fly-on-the-wall observation to in-depth interviews with the subject and those around him, creating a fascinating portrait of Navalny, producing a documentary which (as I write these words) is exceptional and timely.
Screens with the short film
Date: 10 July 2022
Location: Luna on SX, Fremantle