“Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer”

"Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer," a documentary by Miker Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin

Directors Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin discuss their documentary “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.” It tells the story of Nadia, Masha, and Katia, members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, who were arrested and charged with religious hatred after they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Russia's main cathedral. Their trial and harsh sentencing has gotten attention around the world.

It airs on HBO June 10 at 9 pm, and will be screened in New York during the Human Rights Watch Festival on June 17, at 9 pm at Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and June 18, at 7 pm, at IFC Center