Serhiy, a shy teenager aged 16, investigates corruption in his small town near Kyiv, until one day, he gets punched by a local council member. Three years later, Serhiy is now 19, and he's going to get his revenge – by running for office against the man who tried to silence him.
Shut the fuck up! is a refreshing documentary about the small "underground Maidans" that have silently irrigated society since the Revolution of Dignity. In 2014, Serhiy was still just a child. At the age of 16, he was outraged when he discovered the scope of corruption in his small town of Hatne in the outskirts of Kyiv. As a teenager, he became a whistleblower. A Ukrainian Gretha Thunberg, Serhiy engages the fight and gets physically assaulted; the assault was met with total impunity. Aged 18, he becomes an assistant to Yevgeniya Zakrevskaya, a lawyer of the victims of Maidan, at a time when too many civil activists are subjected to violence. One day, pushed by conscious citizens, Serhiy decides to go into politics.
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