The Event (2015)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Netherlands  |  
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This un-narrated documentary from Sergei Loznitsa compiles found footage of the failed 1991 coup d'├ętat by Communist leaders in Moscow as they attempted to overthrow active president Mikhail Gorbachev. The failed overthrow signaled the death knell for communism in Russia.

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archival-footage, Communism, coup, Russia