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A Bit of a Stranger

Year
2024
Country
Ukraine, Germany, Sweden
Duration
90’
Director
Svitlana Lishchynska
Four generations of Ukrainian women from one family explore how their ethnic identity has been destroyed by the full-scale Russian invasion. Together and one by one at the same time, they embark on an emotional journey shaped by their newfound memories and family history.

Content warning: depiction of war
CREW:
Director: Svitlana Lishchynska
Producer: Anna Kapustina, Fredrik Lange, Kristina Börjeson
Cinematographer: Petro Tsymbal, Krystyna Lizohub, Ivan Fomichenko, Vlad Dergunov, Maryna Svitlychna, Denis Strashnyi, Roman Petrusyak, Anja Zhukova, Shaun Holder, Jasleen Kaur Sethi, Jack Bradley, Jack Laurenson
Sound: Nataliia Avramenko
Production
Albatros Communicos Ukraine, ZDF / ARTE, Vilda Bomben AB, Film I Vast
Sales:
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Director
Svitlana Lishchynska
Svitlana Lishchynska was born in 1970 in Mariupol. She is a Ukrainian film director who has worked for more than 25 years for Ukraine’s leading TV channels.

Photo: Yevhen Dyadicin
Selected Filmography
Mariupol. Reconstruction (2022), Ballroom King (2019), Treasures of Vero (2019), Invisible Battalion (2017)
Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q&A
Original language with Ukrainian and English subtitles
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Wednesday
05 June 2024
20:00
Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q&A
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Thursday
06 June 2024
10:00
Kino42
Kostiantynivska str., 11/13
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Thursday
06 June 2024
16:00
Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
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Saturday
08 June 2024
14:00
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Country
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Duration
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