A Bitter Taste Of Freedom
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A Bitter Taste Of Freedom
In her quest to uncover the wrongdoings of the Russian authorities, Anna Politkovskaya inspired awe in some and fear in countless others. An investigative journalist for Moscow's liberal Novaya Gazeta, she was often the only spokesperson for victims of the Chechen War. Hers was a lonely voice, yet loud enough for the entire country to hear. It was too loud. At age 48 she was assassinated for simply doing her job. This documentary is based on Anna's conversations with filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya, Anna's former university professor and personal friend. Shot over a period of 20… More

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"This quietly passionate documentary about the murdered crusading Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya has its ragged edges but still delivers a stinging message about the tragedy that is modern Russia."
‑ Chris Barsanti, Film Journal International
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