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    The Esper Machine: The Filmmaking Team of Pussy Riot, Patriarch Kirill, and Vladimir Putin

    Pussy Riot is the most famous group of performance artists that has ever existed, thanks in no small part to active collaboration with Patriarch Kirill and, ultimately, Vladimir Putin.

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    Pussy Riot No Longer a Band; First Russian Screening of Their Doc Canceled

    Just a day after newly freed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina announced the disbandment of Russia's most important feminist punk group, the Putin administration canceled the first public screening of the film "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer."

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    Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer Premieres Tonight on HBO

    If one had any doubts about the vibrancy of international feminism today, one need only watch the new documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer which premieres tonight on HBO to have those doubts fully allayed. The film tells the story of three young women Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nadia) Maria Alyokhina...

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Russian Punks, Miami Gangsters and the Rougher Side of Becoming a Chef

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Mad Men," "Veep," "The Borgias," "Family Tree," "Nurse Jackie" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Review: 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' One of the Most Important Documentaries of the Year

    “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer” may well be the most important doc of the year, despite the fact that its directors never quite get to the point of what the alleged “crimes” were all about: Namely, Vladimir Putin’s co-opting of the Russian Orthodox Church, and the church’s Stockholm Syndrome approach to...

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    HBO's Summer Documentary Series Kicks Off June 10, Includes 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer,' 'Love, Marilyn' and More

    Starting June 10, HBO kicks off its summer documentary series, where ten weeks of non-fiction films air on Monday nights. Included in the program are buzzy festival titles like Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin's "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer," Liz Garbus' "Love Marilyn" and Lucy Walker's "The Crash R...

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    Watch: HBO Documentary 'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer' Gets a New 40-Second Trailer

    Following the successful airing of festival favorite "Behind the Candelabra" this past Sunday, HBO Films is trying to build buzz around another festival acquisition with a new trailer for the Sundance documentary "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer." The film focusing on the three-member band's trial won a ...

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    Exclusive: A New Featurette for HBO's Summer Doc Series Shows Off the Films and Filmmakers

    HBO's 2013 summer doc lineup kicks off on June 10 and covers subjects as varied as a Russian feminist art collective ("Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer") and a cinematic icon ("Love, Marilyn"), fracking ("Gasland Part II") to casting directors ("Casting By").

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    'The Act of Killing,' HBO's 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' Among Selections of New York's Human Rights Watch Film Festival's 2013 Program

    The 24th edition of The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will return to New York this summer from June 13-23 with a program of 20 films from across the globe calling for social change and fighting against injustice.

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