Interview

Latvian singer Waterflower is serving pure, plant-based pop

Kedr Livanskiy on freeing her true voice — and falling for Lord of the Rings

Kedr Livanskiy on freeing her true voice — and falling for Lord of the Rings

A prison without walls: Yakut drama Nuuccha traces the lives of families forced to care for Siberia’s exiles

A prison without walls: Yakut drama Nuuccha traces the lives of families forced to care for Siberia’s exiles

Merging reality and fiction, Stop-Zemlia is an honest account of adolescent turbulence in Ukraine

Merging reality and fiction, Stop-Zemlia is an honest account of adolescent turbulence in Ukraine

Unclenching the Fists: a young North Ossetian woman’s odyssey to freedom

Unclenching the Fists: a young North Ossetian woman’s odyssey to freedom

A railway romance: Compartment No. 6 captures the magic of chance encounters aboard a Moscow-Murmansk train

A railway romance: Compartment No. 6 captures the magic of chance encounters aboard a Moscow-Murmansk train

The Elegy of Laurel: Dušan Kasalica spins a frantic modern fairy tale from the depths of a Montenegro forest

The Elegy of Laurel: Dušan Kasalica spins a frantic modern fairy tale from the depths of a Montenegro forest

Kicking it with Killages: meet Georgia’s laid-back, genre-bending rap group

Kicking it with Killages: meet Georgia’s laid-back, genre-bending rap group

Kirill Serebrennikov’s Petrov’s Flu is an unsettling, timely pandemic delirium

Kirill Serebrennikov’s Petrov’s Flu is an unsettling, timely pandemic delirium

The Hill Where Lionesses Roar: in Kosovo, a teenage trio fight for freedom

The Hill Where Lionesses Roar: in Kosovo, a teenage trio fight for freedom

Colors of Tobi: an intimate story of queerness and family in contemporary Hungary

Colors of Tobi: an intimate story of queerness and family in contemporary Hungary

Where the road ends: one man’s quest to capture the magnetism of Magadan’s mountainscapes

Where the road ends: one man’s quest to capture the magnetism of Magadan’s mountainscapes

A documentary sheds lights on the Uzbek human rights activist who died serving life imprisonment in Kyrgyzstan

A documentary sheds lights on the Uzbek human rights activist who died serving life imprisonment in Kyrgyzstan

Set in the Russian Far North, Life of Ivanna is an unflinching portrait of resilience in the face of climate change

Set in the Russian Far North, Life of Ivanna is an unflinching portrait of resilience in the face of climate change

In Reconciliation, a Balkan family is caught between preserving tradition and embracing forgiveness

In Reconciliation, a Balkan family is caught between preserving tradition and embracing forgiveness

My babushka, my muse: one photographer captures her grandmother on Russia’s remote island of Sakhalin

My babushka, my muse: one photographer captures her grandmother on Russia’s remote island of Sakhalin

Documentary Lost Kids on the Beach traces the collective voice of Romania’s 90s generation

Documentary Lost Kids on the Beach traces the collective voice of Romania’s 90s generation

‘The truth doesn’t wait’: System of a Down’s Serj Tankian on music, activism, and the Armenian Genocide

‘The truth doesn’t wait’: System of a Down’s Serj Tankian on music, activism, and the Armenian Genocide

One Kazakh artist is ripping up plastics — and the legacy of Soviet rule

One Kazakh artist is ripping up plastics — and the legacy of Soviet rule

‘Instinct for catastrophe’: French writer Jakuta Alikavazovic on the ghosts of the Yugoslav war

‘Instinct for catastrophe’: French writer Jakuta Alikavazovic on the ghosts of the Yugoslav war