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Documentary Captures Searing Images of Ukraine's Pro-democracy Uprising

In the bitter cold winter months between November 2013 and February 2014, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians — sometimes up to a million — gathered in Kyiv's Independence Square, or Maidan, and other central locations in the city demanding a break from Moscow's orbit and a European future for themselves. Those moments in time are captured expertly in the Oscar-nominated documentary Winter on Fire, by filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky. Afineevsky chronicles the massive mobilization...

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