Guardian Live Events Presents ‘The Russian Woodpecker’ – Including 50% Discount!

Guardian Live Docs brings together some of the most compelling feature-length documentaries from around the world, in a double bill every month with a new Guardian commissioned short documentary.

Set to be screened on 18th November, Guardian Live’s latest documentary is The Russian Woodpecker, which follows a Ukrainian artist who attempts to unmask a possible Chernobyl cover-up and deliver a warning as Putin heads to the brink of a civil war.

Keep reading for more information on how to claim your exclusive discount code below.

Young, eccentric Ukrainian artist Fedor Alexandrovich was just four years old when the Chernobyl disaster struck, but the event had a profound effect on him. In seeking to learn more about what happened at the nuclear plant, Fedor becomes fascinated with the Duga — a massive, Soviet-constructed radio antenna near the Chernobyl site that remains shrouded in mystery.

In the style of a paranoid thriller, The Russian Woodpecker takes us to the frontlines of the Revolution, and gives us the history and context for the war between Russia and the Ukraine, a battle that will have ramifications for the whole world.

Date: Wednesday 18th November, 2015
Time: 8.30pm
Place: Picturehouse Central, Piccadilly, London
Price: £15 (£7.50 with the 50% discount code below)

To claim your exclusive 50% discount, quote 50TRWP18 when buying your tickets here.

The screening will also be followed by an audience Q&A with Claire Aguilar, Programmer and Director of Industry Engagement at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and Head of Documentaries at The Guardian, Charlie Phillips.

The event will also be chaired by the associate editor of Guardian Live, Craig Templeton-Smith.

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