After almost 17 years of making work underground, Belarus Free Theatre has been forced to leave their home country because it was no longer safe. Tom Mustroph spoke to co-director Natalia Kaliada and company manager Svetlana Sugako about the reasons they felt it necessary to escape – and their future plans.
Alone is a new documentary film by Belarus Free Theatre about Ukrainian rock star Andriy Khlyvnyuk’s campaign to raise awareness about the plight of political prisoners.
Running from 7th-10th October, the fourth edition of Deutsches Theater’s Radar Ost festival featured work from Belarus, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Edona Kryeziu reports on this year’s programme.