Director Olga Darfi Attends Opening of International Moscow Film Festival in Pussy Riot Mask

posted 24 Jun 2012, 12:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 24 Jun 2012, 12:16 ]
Source: (info), 22/06/12 

· Freedom of expression  · Artistic freedom  · Persecution of activists  · Public protests 

Film director Olga Darfi took to the red carpet at the Moscow Film Festival in a Pussy Riot mask, reports, citing Echo of Moscow. Before setting foot on the carpet she produced from a bag a sack in which eyeholes had been cut, put it on over her head, and made for the entrance. Journalists rushed towards her, but security kept them away. Darfi herself said that she did this to show her support for the young women. The day before a court had extended the women’s term in pre-trial detention by yet another month. [Read more]