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The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov

Year
2017
Country
Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic
Duration
70’
Director
Askold Kurov

Oleg Sentsov is a Ukrainian filmmaker, Euromaidan activist and native of Crimea. After the Russian annexation of Crimea, he became an active opponent of the occupation. In May 2014 he was arrested by the Russian security service, charged with planned terrorist attacks and transported to Moscow. After over a year in custody, he was sentenced to 20 years in prison, despite the fact that the testimonies were given under duress and evidence was insufficient. Sentsov never pled guilty.

CREW
Director: Askold Kurov
Producer: Maria Gavrilova, Max Tuula, Dariusz Jabłoński, Izabela Wójcik, Violetta Kamińska
Operator: Askold Kurov
Editor: Michał Leszczyłowski, Evgeny Zaozernykh
Sound: Sorin Apostol with the participation of Fahot Production House
Production
A Marx Film, Message Film
Sales
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Director
Askold Kurov

Askold Kurov was born in Uzbekistan in 1974, and has lived in Russia since 1991. After studying philology, theatre, and theology and working for eight years as a package designer, he earned a degree in documentary filmmaking from the Marina Razbezhkina Film School in Moscow. In 2012 he was one of the directors of the award-winning documentary Winter, Go Away! His next films Leninland and Children 404 also won critical acclaim and were screened at numerous festivals. His work focuses on human rights issues and social conflicts in contemporary Russia.

 

Filmography

Selected: September 25 (2010), Leninland (2013), Children 404 (2014)

Red Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
Q&A with director and guests
By tickets
Saturday
25 March 2017
21:00
XVII INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
20–29
March 2020
Heaven's Border
SPECIAL SCREENING
Heaven's Border
Year
2016
Country
South Korea
Director
Hark-Joon Lee
Duration
70'
SPECIAL SCREENING
Presentation of the Chornobyl [IN]visible DVD
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Presentation of the Chornobyl [IN]visible DVD
SPECIAL SCREENING
Jamala’s struggle
SPECIAL SCREENING
Jamala’s struggle
Year
2017
Country
Sweden
Director
Elin Jönsson
Duration
29
SPECIAL SCREENING