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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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The Trial - The State Of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov
The Trial - The State Of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov
The Trial - The State Of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov

The Trial - The State Of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov

director: Askold Kurov
original title: The Trial - The State Of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov
country: Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic
year: 2017
running time: 70 min.

synopsis

Being a civic activist, Ukrainian film director and screenwriter of Russian origins Oleg Sencov openly spoke up against the annexation of Crimea. Subsequently, he was arrested by the Russian Security Service and accused, among other crimes, of planning terrorist attacks. The evidence produced and the development of the trial made many doubt his guilt and caused a number of international protests. The current Russia and a chilling probe into the way how its legal system operates.

more about film

director: Askold Kurov
producer: Max Tuula, Maria Gavrilova, Izabela Wojcik
script: Askold Kurov
photography: Askold Kurov
editing: Michał Leszczyłowski Evgeny Zaozernykh
sound: Sorin Apostol

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