On the threshold of 70th anniversary of Deportation of Crimean Tatars, first Crimean Tatar long-length movie ‘Haytarma’ will be shown on Ukrainian, Russian and Turkish Television.
Ukrainian 1+1 Chanel to show the movie May 17 at 23:50 (local time)
‘Haytarma’ also to be shown on Turkish TRT 1 Chanel May 18, at 15:30 and May 19 at 00:15.
The showing of the movie was organized with a support of central office of Association of Culture and Mutual Assistance of Crimean Tatars in Ankara, along with ATR Chanel and QHA news agency.
Note: “Haytarma” is the first Crimean Tatar feature-length movie directed by Ahtem Seytablayev.
The film is based on real events and narrates the story of Stalin's deportation of Crimean Tatars from Crimea in May 1944. This tragic page in the history of the Crimean Tatar people is shown through the eyes of famous aviator, national hero of Crimean Tatars Amethan Sultan. After the liberation of Crimea from German invaders, the military command has authorized Ametkhan (played by Ahtem Seytablaev), together with his comrades to visit his parents in Alupka (Crimea). By coincidence, he became eyewitness of the deportation of Crimean Tatars. Soviet hero, who intimidated German pilots turned unable to protect his people from the crimes of the Stalin regime.
‘Haytarma ’ has received prestigious Russian film award “Nika” in the nomination ‘Best film of CIS and Baltic countries’.