Filmtip: 'Dangerous Acts' with special guest Andrei Sannikov
This afternoon at 17.15 hrs we will screen the wonderful documentary Dangerous Act: Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus at Filmhuis Den Haag 1. After the screening there is a discussion with former presidental candidate Andrei Sannikov from Belarus and Iryna Khalib, journalist for Novaya Gazeta. Moderator is Marnix de Bruyne.
Andrei Sannikov has been a public figure in Belarus for twenty years, but he gained international fame when he wanted to become president. He was second in the elections, which was rigged widely. After the elections in 2010 Sannikov and most other presidential candidates took part in a mass demonstration. He was arrested and sentenced to fifteen years in prison. Sannikov received amnesty in 2012 and moved to the UK.
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