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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


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...more

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