The Babushkas of Chernobyl

The Babushkas of Chernobyl
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The Babushkas of Chernobyl
The Babushkas of Chernobyl journeys into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone several decades after the world's worst nuclear disaster in April 1986. The tightly regulated 1000 square mile Dead Zone remains…
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The Babushkas of Chernobyl journeys into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone several decades after the world's worst nuclear disaster in April 1986. The tightly regulated 1000 square mile Dead Zone remains…

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Kate

Amazing! The medics found that the older people who left died of "anguish" while these babushkas live on with friendship, singing, practicing their faith, using their hands, staying active, and keeping ties with their lifelong community.

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Dylan

This is a wonderful example of a character driven, social issue documentary film - and what characters! Wisecracking babushkas who refused to evacuate the Chernobyl region, remaining in the "Dead Zone." Through their eyes, we come to understand that our aging nuclear power infrastructure may ...Read more

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