Filmmaker Robin Hessman talks about living in Russia for most of the 1990s and how she found the characters in My Perestroika.
POV asks the Meyerson family of My Perestroika about their recent visit to New York City.
Russians recall the mass demonstrations that occurred in response to an attempted coup by a group of Soviet hardliners in 1991.
A group of Russians describe how they felt during the beginning of perestroika. Openness and reform were ushered into the USSR and would become pivotal to the country's history.
With candor and humor, the punk rocker, single mother, entrepreneur and married teachers paint a picture of the challenges, dreams and disappointments of those raised behind the Iron Curtain.