My Perestroika (Hessman, 2010)

My Perestroika

In a delicate time, when the progressive Russian movement towards nationalism dangerously resembles that of the former Soviet Union, My Perestroika assesses the present and the future of the country by looking into the past through the eyes of five classmates from school #57 in Moscow. These people, incidentally just as my own parents, were Lenin’s Pioneers growing up behind the Iron Curtain, who witnessed the breakdown of the USSR and were shocked by the instability of their country, their lives, and the concept of truth itself. Continue reading “My Perestroika (Hessman, 2010)”