Weekend Watching: Taras Shevchenko mentioned on ‘House’ (Video)

As I wrote about on Facebook Monday, I noticed a Shevchenko painting on the preview for that night’s ‘House’ episode, where his Ukrainian “wife” was returning to get her green card to stay in the country. While I cringed at the thought of a stereotypical mail-order bride type plot, I was happily surprised by the […]

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Weekend Watching: Ethnic cleansing of Ukrainians in Poland documentary & don’t forget it’s Palm Sunday

Here’s a little something to fill your weekend calendar: Ethnic cleansing of Ukrainians in Poland documentary Saturday at 4pm at the Revue Cinema in Roncesville (just south of Dundas West TTC station) is the airing of ‘The Last Journey Home’, features stories of some of the 150,000 Ukrainians forcefully deported from their homeland annexed to Poland […]

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Weekend watching: Ukrainian dancing doc in Roncesville & Bigfoot in Ukraine

Saturday at 4pm at the Revue Cinema of Roncesville (just south of Dundas West TTC station), UNF is showing an encore of the Ukrainian dancing documentary Folk!: Folk! is a documentary that explores the unique underground and acrobatic world of Ukrainian folk dancing through the eyes of narrator/filmmaker Roxy Toporowych. Featuring the legendary ballerina and […]

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Weekend Watching: BBC investigates government shut down of Maidan (Independence) square

The BBC investigates the closing down of the Maidan (Independence square) by the Yanukovych government – the home of the Orange Revolution and recently protests over unfair changes to the tax code: BBC doesn’t allow embedding of their videos, click the picture to go to the video While the video addresses Maidan square and even […]

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