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Alisa in Warland

Year
2015
Country
Poland
Duration
76’
Directors
Alisa Kovalenko, Liubov Durakova

Alisa is 26 years old when the revolution starts on the Maidan. Like many film-makers, she begins to film the important events taking place in her country. But soon, the distance between the camera and the reality will shrink, and life and death will become more important than just a film. Alisa will find herself spending two years at the epicenter of the turmoil, from Independence Square in Kyiv to the check-points of Sloviansk and to the ruins of Donetsk airport. It is also the journey and personal diary of a Ukrainian girl and documentary maker confronted with the same choices and dilemmas as those of her countrymen and -women, when personal life meets history.

Production and Sales
Doc’n’World Foundation, Plac Zwyciestwa 2d/2, 90-312 Łódź, Poland, +48609333407, office@docworld.pl, Mirosław Dembiński
Director
Alisa Kovalenko

Alisa Kovalenko was born in 1987 in Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Studied journalism at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and documentary filmmaking at the Kyiv National Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Film, and Television University. In 2015 she won a Gaude Polonia scholarship to study documentary filmmaking at the Andrzej Wajda School in Warsaw.

Filmography

Selected: That’s how it is (2012), Grandma Galia (2013), Sister Zo (2014)

Director
Liubov Durakova

Liubov Durakova was born in 1986 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Studied petroleum and mining engineering at the Lomonosov Moscow State University and documentary filmmaking at the Kyiv National Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Film, and Television University. In 2015 she won a Gaude Polonia scholarship to study documentary filmmaking at the Andrzej Wajda School in Warsaw.

Filmography

Selected: Volodka (2011), The Teacher of History (2012), Sister Zo (2014)

Red Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
Q&A with directors
By tickets
Monday
28 March 2016
21:00
Big Hall
Kinopanorama
vul. Shota Rustaveli, 19
Free entry
Tuesday
29 March 2016
13:00
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