Sunday, Nov 13, 2022 4:00p -

Wasserman Cinematheque at Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

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Join us for a screening of the documentary NAVALNY about imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose portrait is included in the exhibition Peter Sacks: Resistance.

Navalny’s years-long campaign against corruption among Russia’s elites and his calls for democratic reforms enrage President Vladimir Putin. In August 2020, Navalny was secretly poisoned with a military-grade chemical nerve agent in an elaborate attempt on his life. Despite denials from the Russian government, the poison was later linked to the Kremlin through investigations by international news organizations, including Bellingcat and CNN. The film, produced by CNN and HBO Max, documents these shocking events, including Navalny's brave return to Russia, where he is currently imprisoned.

NAVALNY will be introduced by the film’s Social Impact Executive Producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous. A Q&A session will follow the screening.

Space is limited; registration is required.


Geralyn White Dreyfous is an Academy Award-winning producer with a wide, distinguished background in the arts. Geralyn’s independent executive producing and producing credits include the Academy Award-winning Born Into Brothels (2004); Academy Award-nominated and Peabody Award-winning The Invisible War (2012), as well as multiple festival winners and nominees such as Miss Representation (2011), Meet The Patels (2014), and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018). Dreyfous stands as Founder and Board Chair of Utah Film Center, Co-Founder of Impact Partners, and a founding member of Gamechanger Films. She has been recognized by Variety and the International Documentary Association for her significant contribution to documentary filmmaking.


This program, organized in conjunction with the exhibition Peter Sacks: Resistance, on view through December 30, 2022, is supported by a grant from the Wolf Kahn Foundation.

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