Premiere of Oscar-nominated “20 Days in Mariupol” documentary in Belgrade

The second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine will be marked by a charity screening of the 20 Days in Mariupol documentary, made by the Ukrainian film director, Associated Press (AP) journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Mstyslav Chernov.

The film, nominated for an Oscar in the category of the best documentary film, will be shown on February 21st at 7 p.m. in the Belgrade Cultural Centre. Proceeds from the screening will be donated to organizations that help the Ukrainian refugees. Tickets cost 400 dinars at can be purchased from February 12 at the Cultural Centre’s box office from 4 pm to 9 pm.

The film follows an Associated Press team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol who struggle to continue their work documenting atrocities on the ground. The film draws on Chernov’s daily news dispatches and personal footage of his own country at war. It offers a vivid, harrowing account of civilians caught in the siege, as well as a window into what it’s like to report from a conflict zone and the impact of such journalism around the globe.

(Danas, 08.02.2024)

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