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Russian Diary

Directed by Terre Nash and Bonnie Sherr Klein
Canada, 1989 (documentary, 27 minutes, colour, English)
Russian Diary
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description:
"This documentary is a last glimpse of the Soviet Union before the transition to Glasnost. The diary of the filmmaker is used as a narrative device in recalling encounters with a wedding couple, an actress, a class of nine-year-old school children, a 'refusnik,' and women who survived the siege of Leningrad. Part of the Speaking Our Peace series."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Terre Nash
Produced by: Terre Nash, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Signe Johansson, Kathleen Shannon, Rina Fraticelli
Narrator: Terre Nash
Film Editing: Terre Nash
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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