Feb 2, 2022 • 1HR 18M

“Navalny,” the documentary

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Yasha Levine
Evgenia Kovda
A podcast by Evgenia Kovda and Yasha Levine.
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A new “Navalny” documentary was all the rage a few days ago, when it won several awards at the Sundance Film Festival. We review this shallow, predictable film and talk about the larger political situation in Russia — something that’s completely missing from the doc.

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—Yasha Levine

A couple of notes.

We mention Evgenia’s mockumentary — Changemaker — which perfectly captures the essence of the kind of filmmaker who directs a film like “Navalny.” And we reference a couple of old episodes, so check them out if you haven’t already:

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