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Light From the East

  • Release Date: May 11, 2006
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 13 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Filmed Play, History, Politics & Government, Social History, Theater
  • Director:Amy Grappell

Synopsis

American actress and documentary filmmaker Amy Grappell takes viewers on a philosophical journey into the very heart of freedom as she follows a New York acting troupe into glastnost for a historical 1991 trip set to stage the first-ever American/Ukrainian theatrical co-production. During the 1920s, theater director Les Kurbas put his life on the line and revolutionized the world of theater by staging the world classics for Ukrainian theatergoers. Though his dream of bringing Ukrainian theater to an...more

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