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FILM SCREENING: MY FRIEND BORIS NEMTSOV

FILM SCREENING: MY FRIEND BORIS NEMTSOV

We are the People's Festival presents an evening screening of 'My Friend Boris Nemtsov'.

An intimate portrait of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov—once Deputy Prime Minister and “an heir of President Yeltsin”, later an uncompromising adversary of Putin—that was assassinated near the Kremlin in February 2015. Election campaigns and hotel beds, protest rallies and office routine, train compartments and courtrooms, night walks and police vans –you have never seen any politician so close. This is a story how a journalist assignment turns into a genuine friendship. (70 minutes) Director, Zosya Rodkevich

Following this is a short 18 minute screening of 'The Walls Within'.

Director, Juan Manuel Ramirez (Mexico) In Arizona, forensic anthropologists must analyze the remains of thousands of migrants who die each year in the desert trying to cross the border into the US. In this humanitarian crisis there are also vigilantes, armed citizens who patrol the border. (18 minutes)

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