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Rebels with a Cause: The Kremlin's Wolves in Ukraine

Jack Losh, Sebastien Rabas
Screening time  
27.02. / Monday, 16:00 - 18:00 Theatre 4  
03.03. / Friday, 20:00 - 22:00 Theatre 4  
03.03. / Friday, 20:00 - 22:00 Theatre 5  
The conflict in east Ukraine seen through the eyes of a gang of Russian bikers, 'The Night Wolves'.

The Night Wolves are Russia’s largest and most notorious biker gang, fiercely loyal to Vladimir Putin, and say they are motivated by Christianity and patriotism. Their base in Luhansk, east Ukraine, resembles a set from Mad Max. Inside their stronghold, the Night Wolves open up about the families they left behind.


Jack Losh

Jack Losh is a British freelance journalist for publications in the UK and the US, currently with a focus on the conflict in eastern Ukraine.


Sebastien Rabas

Sebastien Rabas is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer based in London. His production company is Matter out of Place.

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Rebels with a Cause: The Kremlin’s Wolves in Ukraine

Great Britain
2016, 14'

Directed by:
Jack Losh, Sebastien Rabas

Sebastien Rabas

Edited by:
Piers Dennis

Sebastien Rabas

Produced by:
Matter Out of Place

Festivals & Awards:

Docudays Ukraine 2016; Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016