He said: “Today, we must only focus on the fate of one of the most important contemporary drama artists.” He added: “The trial, especially the years of trial, must trigger a global storm of protest and hope It lasts a long time.”
Other directors in Moscow also performed naked performances, political conspiracy and veiled or public criticism of Russian life during Putin’s administration-leaving the exact reason for the suppression of Mr. Sherebrenkov.
Film director Pavel Lungin said in an interview that this effect is very chilling.
He said: “We tried to explain to ourselves.”
In his closing statement earlier this week, Mr. Selebranikov attributed his prosecution to the security department and “loyalty culture” of the Ministry of Culture.
He said: “After opening the special service archive, it will become clear all the time. We know who gave the order, who invented the case, who fabricated the case, and who wrote this statement.”
At the same time, he said, it is clear that the contemporary art group he founded “its genre, bright and unique fusion, is basically unfamiliar in the entire cultural bureaucracy.”
He said that the case has nothing to do with accounting, but Russia’s “social climate change.” “Although my life has brought me hardships, depression and slander, I do not regret my devotion to art in Russia all my life. I am proud of every day.”