"A bold, objective document of the rise and fall of a protest movement" ★★★★ - Little White Lies
Maïdan chronicles a civil uprising against the regime of president Yanukovych which took place in Kiev (Ukraine) in the winter of 2013/14. The film follows the progress of the revolution: from peaceful rallies, half a million strong, in the Maidan square, to the bloody street battles between the protestors and riot police. Maïdan is a portrait of an awakening nation, rediscovering its identity.
Filmmakers: Sergei Loznitsa
Runtime: 134 mins