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War Mothers: Unbreakable
April 25 @ 7:00 pmFree
Citizen Filmmakers. Stefan Bugryn and Steven Zelko
This special event will feature the Australian film director Stefan Bugryn and producer Steven Zelko in person. Their documentary short “War Mothers: Unbreakable” is competing at 2019 Tribeca International Film Festival. The Melbourne-based filmmakers will show the first part of their documentary project “War Mothers,” 2017 about the grassroot response to the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and discuss their experience shooting the events both on the war front and in the Ukrainian rear.
Yuri Shevchuk will introduce the guests and mediate the discussion
The event is free and open to the public
“War Mothers” is the story of three women: Halyna, Svitlana, and Yulia. They live in the town of Zaporizhia, which is along the eastern front of the ongoing war in Ukraine. All three women are mothers, all three have felt the impacts of the war first hand, and all three have decided not to settle for the tragedy being dealt to themselves, to their country and it’s people. They are mothers of war, they are War Mothers.
‘Highly poetic & moving’ — Time Out Australia
‘Heartbreaking…not to be missed’ — FilmDude
Read the story behind the film: euromaidanpress.com/2017/06/03/how-i-left-everything-to-make-the-film-war-mothers-in-donbas/
For additional coverage: cinemaaustralia.com.au/2017/05/30/trailer-of-the-day-war-mothers/
Official IMDB Page: imdb.com/title/tt6940672/