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VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary

The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press: ___ NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY CHARTS UKRAINE'S REVOLUTION Director Evgeny Afineevsky didn't know he was about to witness a revolution when he went to Ukraine in late 2013. The Russia-born filmmaker began filming protests against the pro-Moscow government of President Viktor Yanukovych by Ukrainians who wanted closer ties to the European Union. Over the course of three months, the Maidan movement — named for Kiev's main square — drew hundreds of thousands into the...

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