punk http://kbia.org en 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' tells the inside story behind the protest http://kbia.org/post/pussy-riot-punk-prayer-tells-inside-story-behind-protest <p></p><p><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</i><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">here</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">download the podcast</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">A little over a year ago, members of the feminist punk rock collective Pussy Riot staged an unauthorized performance inside Russia’s main cathedral, railing against the recently re-elected President Vladimir Putin. </span><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grEBLskpDWQ"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Video of their "punk prayer"</span></a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> went viral, and their subsequent arrest raised an international outcry, with notable figures like Madonna and Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi calling for their release.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:17:54 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29651 at http://kbia.org 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' tells the inside story behind the protest