"Crimean Day" to be hosted at Docudays UA festival in Kyiv

26 March 2015 11:17

International festival Docudays on Human Rights to host “Crimean day”, to presents a documentary about Crimea and discuss the situation in the region, official web site of the festival reports.

Press briefing, aimed at discussing situation in Crimea since its unification with Russia, to take place in Cinema House in Kiev. It will be attended by deputy chairman of Crimean Field Mission on Human Rights Olga Skripnik, chairman of board for the Centre for Human Rights Information Tatyana Pechonchik, as well as representative for Amnesty International in Ukraine Bogdan Ovcharuk, investigator for Amnesty International in Ukraine Krasimir Yankov.

A documentary “Qirim” made by Ksenia Dzhorno in 2014 about 3 generations of Crimean Tatars who live in Crimea, will be presented in the frameworks of the Docudays UA festival.

As we earlier reported, “Qirim” will be presented at Cannes Film Festival in the framework of Short Film Corner. The movie was filmed in Crimean cities of Bakhchisaray, Evpatoria, Saki and Simferopol without a budget. Music for the movie was provided by Crimean Tatar Meydan radio station.

35-minute film shows representatives of three generations of Crimean Tatars, in particular a woman who got through the deportation 70 years ago, a mother of a bride, who was born in exile and returned to Crimea as she was young and a girl who was born in Ukrainian Crimea.