The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
(Земля блакитна, ніби апельсин)
For one mother and her children, making a film together is a way of coming to terms with the trauma of war in Donbass, Ukraine.
“War is when some people shoot. And other people shoot the people who shot first,” explains the youngest son who had just been born when war broke out in Donbass in Eastern Ukraine in 2014. His mother, who has four children in all, didn’t leave their home even though it was in the middle of a warzone. Ukrainian director Iryna Tsilyk records the family’s activities while the oldest daughter, Miroslava, together with her mother and siblings, are making a film about their wartime experiences. A love of cinema and the ability to become immersed in artistic creativity free them from the oppressive past and, for Miroslava, herald her dream of becoming a cinematographer.
About the film
Director: Iryna Tsilyk
2020 | 74 min.
Language: Russian, Ukrainian
Festival guest on days
Mar 10 - Mar 12, 2020
2019 - The Earth Is Blue As an Orange
2017 - Invisible Battalion
2016 - Home
2012 - Commemoration
2008 - Blue Hour
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