Maxim Pozdorovkin

Maxim Pozdorovkin is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and media curator based in New York City. He is the director of three feature-length documentaries and numerous short films. His films include Pussy Riot: a Punk PrayerThe Notorious Mr. Bout and Capital. Maxim holds a PhD from Harvard University and was a junior fellow at Harvard’s Society of Fellows. His latest film, Our New President, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is now available on iTunes.

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hear me talk about Russian politics and propaganda on the Pure Nonfiction podcast. #OURNEWPRESIDENT https://t.co/lAtnObbZVS

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Talks

How To Make Fun of Donald Trump

By Maxim Pozdorovkin | November 2, 2018

How To Make Fun of Donald Trump

The director of Our New President, a found-footage documentary about Russia's love of Trump, ponders political comedy in the current age.

What I Learned Making a Film about a Clinic for Undocumented Immigrants

By Maxim Pozdorovkin | October 16, 2017

What I Learned Making a Film about a Clinic for Undocumented Immigrants

Maxim Pozdorovkin breaks down the lessons of his documentary, Clinica de Migrantes.