Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman

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Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman
Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman

With Bakhyt Kenjeev, Andrey Grtitsman, Boris Khersonsky, Tatiana Voltskaya, Nina Kossman, Eli Bar-Yahalom, Emilia Rozenshteyn, Semyon Reznik, Alex Volodarskiy, Alexander Rudkevich, Victor Fet. Film editing by Ellina Savitsky; Ilya Zmejev, consultant.

The interviewer asks three questions:

1) The debate between Slavophiles and Westerners began about two hundred years ago. Do you think this topic is related to the current catastrophe (the war in Ukraine)?
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2) Are there any Russian poems that you fell out of love with after the war began? If there are, which ones?
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3) What would you like to say to those who live in the Russian Federation and, risking their freedom, openly oppose the war?
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After the film had been created and edited, we got the news of “partial” mobilization, and the topics under discussion took on a new meaning.

About the Author:

Vita Shtivelman
Vita Shtivelman
Toronto, Canada

Vita Shtivelman is a poet, essayist, and the founder and director of EtCetera—a club of the arts and sciences. She was born in Chernivtsi and grew up in Kazan; she emigrated to Israel in 1990 and moved to Canada in 1999. Vita is a member of the Union of Russian Writers in Israel. She received awards from different literary and cultural organizations, including the Canadian Ethnic Media Association.

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