Rodnye (Close Relations)

Rodnye (Close Relations)
Vitaly Mansky
Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Ukraine | 2016 | 113 min.


Category: Journeys to Freedom

Film maker Vitaly Mansky, of Ukrainian origin but with a Russian passport, returned to his homeland in order to follow closely the development of society after the events at Maidan. As his main observational tool he chose his own extended family, spread throughout Ukraine, from Lviv to Odessa, from Donbass to the annexed Crimea. And while momentous events are taking place in the background (former president Yanukovych flees to Russia, Ukrainians elect a new president), Mansky visits his relatives, lets them speak openly about the situation and comments bluntly on their attitudes. The film offers a unique opportunity to delve into the minds of people whose family relationships and views are being eroded by the difficult past of their homeland and its even more complex present.

Projection

07. 03. 19:00 Atlas - Large Hall Debate with guests Tickets
11. 03. 17:00 Evald Debate with guests Tickets
13. 03. 18:15 Svetozor - Small Hall Debate with guests Tickets

Director

Vitaly Mansky

Filmography:
Under the Sun, 2015
The Book, 2014
Pipeline, 2013
Motherland or Death, 2011

Sales

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