Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom
This must-see Netflix documentary about Ukraine's fight for democracy strikes a chord even if you're unfamiliar with the events depicted in detail on social media or news reports. The arresting footage was gathered from the blazing epicenter of the 93-day revolution in Kiev, and it showcases the power of a mass uprising. The president's unexpected pull from the European Union Integration deal triggered millions of people to protest that ultimately resulted in violence. During the brutal Winter of 2014, at least 106 protesters were killed by the authorities and over 900 people suffered serious injuries while the ousted president and his associates fled the country. The film's acclaimed sense of immediacy gives viewers a sense of what the revolution meant to the citizens and why they put their lives on the line for it.