Doco of the Month: Navalny M

Russian politician Alexei Navalny seated at a table and looking directly at the camera.
09 June
Arc Cinema
$12 / $10
Dir: Daniel Roher, M, United States, 2022, 98mins, DCP,

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Alexei Navalny, Russia’s leading opposition figure, was poisoned with a nerve agent and almost died on a flight from Siberia in August 2020.

Navalny unfolds in real-time as Putin’s fiercest critic teams with investigative journalists to identify the would-be killers and crack the case wide open.

Winner Best Documentary Feature Film at the 2023 Academy Awards.

‘A remarkable, first-hand insight into how a modern-day police state operates, and how any kind of meaningful opposition can exist – as terrifying as it is hopeful’ – Empire Magazine

‘A genuinely exciting piece of storytelling, a propulsive real-life quest for truth driven by ingenious tech-geeks and the disarming force of Navalny’s personality’ - Los Angeles Times

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