Cineclube de Joane programme
Casa das Artes | Small Auditorium - 21h45
Admission: 4 euros. Free for members of the Cineclube de Joane | Poland/Netherlands/Romania/Germany/France/Ukraine, 2018 | Directed by: Sergey Loznitsa | Cast: Tamara Yatsenko, Irina Zayarmiuk, Grigory Masliuk, Olesya Zhurakivska | Rating: M/14 | Duration: 122 min
In 2014, in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine, a war is raging between separatist groups. Here, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to show. This film, although fiction consists of several episodes inspired by real events that took place between the years 2014 and 2015 in the occupied territories. Selected as the opening film in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival (where it received the Best Director award), this is a current drama with the signature of Belarusian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa - author of "In the Fog" or "Maidan", the latter also focusing on the conflicts in Ukraine. Valeriu Andriuta, Lyudmila Smorodina, Olesya Zhurakivska and Boris Kamorzin play the main characters.