Give Me Liberty

Showings

Brattle Theatre Wed, Jul 31 7:00 PM
Film Info
Director(s):Kirill Mikhanovsky
Country:United States
Year:2019
Language:English and Russian with subtitles
Running Time:111 min
Type of Film:Fiction
Premiere Status:Boston
Topic:Comedy
Disability
Website:https://www.musicboxfilms.com/film/give-me-liberty/
Supported By:Roxbury International Film Festival

Description

Vic, a young Russian immigrant, drives a medical transport vehicle for people with disabilities in Milwaukee. When he discovers his grandfather and his elderly neighbors stranded en route to a funeral, he agrees to drive them, but needs to stop along the way for his other passengers, including Tracy, a young African American woman with ALS. On the verge of being fired, Vic’s day goes from bad to worse, as protesters take to the streets, shutting down roads. This funny, sweet, and charmingly chaotic day-in-the-life story is about marginalized characters encountering literal and figurative roadblocks, within a rigged system.

 

Followed by a pre-recorded Q+A with director Kirill Mikhanovsky and producer/writer Alice Austen

 

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