Screening and Conversation: 'This Kind of Hope'

Film Screening
Event Format
In person
Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA (S020)

As a diplomat, Andrei Sannikov was instrumental in Belarus's nuclear disarmament in the 1990s. Under dictator Alexander Lukashenko, he resigned from the civil service and began the fight for a democratic Belarus, which cost the lives of companions and landed him in prison for a time. Today, as a stateless diplomat, he tirelessly tries to interest Western politicians in his homeland. "This Kind of Hope," directed by Pavel Siczek, explores Sannikov's, and Belarus's, story.

Following the film (88 min), Jenya Mironava will moderate a discussion with Ambassador Sannikov. 



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Logistical and financial support for this event has been provided by East View Information Services. 


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