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Review: Servant of the People 2 (Ukraine, 2016)

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An admirable feature-length followup to "Servant of the People", Ukraine's most popular political satire to date.

Interview: Vladimir Zelenskiy on Playing Ukraine’s President in “Servant of the People”

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Vladimir Zelenskiy may be the most popular actor in Ukraine today -- and his hit show "Servant of the People" is now on Netflix.

Review: Wallay (Burkina Faso/France, 2017)

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This Burkinabe-French coproduction offers an endearing look at a French problem child sent to live with relatives in Burkina Faso.

Trailer: “Out of Control”, Starring T.O.P. And Cecilia Cheung, Premiere Delayed Indefinitely

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Out of Control (失控·幽灵飞车) is an upcoming thriller starring Big Bang's T.O.P. and Cecilia Cheung.

Ukraine’s “Servant of the People” Is a Hidden Gem of Political Comedy

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After earning the love of Ukrainian audiences, this satirical show is now available worldwide on Netflix.

Review: Berlinized (Germany, 2012)

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"Berlinized" is a peek into the bizarre art culture that grew out of the fallen Berlin Wall.

“In the Crosswind” Illuminates a Little Known Baltic Tragedy of WWII

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This Estonian film reveals why Baltic countries still fear Russian today

“Land of Oblivion” Is a Refreshingly Authentic Movie About the Chernobyl Disaster

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This French-Ukrainian film stars Olga Kurylenko (from the Bond movie "Quantum of Solace") as its lead.

Top Five WWII Movies From the German Perspective

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The five best WWII movies (and one bonus TV show)... through Germany's eyes.

Trailer: “Guardians”, Russia’s Answer to “The Avengers”, Premieres Feb 23

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Tired of American superheroes? Check out "Guardians" for superhero action with a Russian twist!

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