Preview: Meeting Gorbachev
+ Q&A with director André Singer, producer Svetlana Palmer and historian Professor Archie Brown
Werner Herzog meets the former President of the Soviet Union in this heartfelt doc.
Dirs Werner Herzog, Andre Singer
Courtesy of Altitude Entertainment
This heartfelt documentary centres on a number of interviews Herzog undertook with Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union and architect of its democratisation and reformation. Around these encounters are added fascinating historical footage from Gorbachev’s early life and views from his closest friends and political contemporaries. What emerges is an absorbing, Herzogian portrait of a key player in 20th-century politics. Essential viewing for current world leaders...
Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)