28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Kateryna Khramtsova
original title: Qirim
country: Czech Republic
running time: 9 min.
synopsisOn February 25, 2022, Antonina Romana and her partner joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Before the full-scale Russian invasion to Ukraine, she lived a life as a director, performer and actress. The film Crimea follows her personal journey of resistance to Russian occupation policies.
“This striking movie shines a spotlight on the value of resistance, protection of culture and love between two individuals despite their country’s official stance.” – student jury of My Street Films Award 2023
biographyKateryna Khramtsova studied law in Kharkiv. Since moving to Prague in 2019, she has been involved in visual arts and activism. Her work deals with social inequality, mental issues and human rights.
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