Documentary Short Film Contest 51 ED. 2023 FIRST PRIZE | DOCUMENTARY DANZANTE AWARD
USA – Ukraine 2022 12' Documentary
In the nationwide resistance, every citizen tries to be helpful. Ukrainians change professions and adapt to the wartime needs. Sculptors fabricate anti-tank obstacles in their art workshops. Just like the Terracotta Army, silent figures of angels, and multiple copies of Jesus Christ froze in anticipation of new creations. Craftsmen weld metal defenses items for the Armed Forced of Ukraine.
Ukrainian author and filmmaker, he graduated from the Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Participant of the Berlinale Talents, Locarno Film Academy, he is the founder of the script platform Terrarium. He was first noticed with his short film Weightlifter, a EFA contender, winner of the Best Short Film Award in Angers and Grand Prix of the Warsaw IFF. His first feature, Pamfir, achieve a selection at Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight in 2022.