Summerwar

(Summerwar)

Jasmine and Jastrip are looking forward to 2 weeks at the summer camp organised every year by the ultranationalist Azov Regiment for hundreds of Ukrainian children.

New friends and first loves, but also uniforms, target practice, and extolling Ukrainian glory – all are a part of a holiday stay with the Azov teachers while a real war rages for the 6th year in the eastern part of the country. The strict routine is not for everyone and not everyone lasts to the end – only those who accept the idea that one must lay down one’s life for country and nation. While Jastrip has his doubts, 12-year-old Jasmin finds fulfilment and gradually reaches a key decision about her future direction in life. The film only follows camp happenings, which are in many ways the same as thousands of others, but, even without directly trying, it also captures the problematic influences to which the children are exposed.

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: Moritz Schulz
Germany
2019 | 78 min.

Language: Russian, Ukrainian

Subtitles: English

Category

Panorama

Director

Moritz Schulz

Filmography
2019 - Summerwar
2018 - Oma ist eindeutig blau
2017 - Roadside Radiation

Moritz Schulz

Screenings

07. 03. 22:15 Evald
Film block
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10. 03. 16:00 Svetozor - Small Hall
Film block
DiscussionNadiia Ivanova, People in Need - Human Rights Programs
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11. 03. 18:00 Bio OKO
Film block
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