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2024 / 63' / Ukraine

A street artist from Kharkiv travels to the liberated city of Izyum, which is 60 km from the front line, previously occupied by Russian forces. The artist draw his works on the streets of the destroyed city during Russian occupation and meets local residents. One of them is Volodymyr, who lost half of his family in the collapse of a building. Interacting and observing the artist's work inspires him to start changing his life. This is a unique portrait of a city ravaged by occupation, told through the stories of locals and the philosophical reflections of a street artist.


Screenings schedule:

13.07.2024 at 17:15, House of Cinema, 6 Saksaganskogo Street (Kyiv), Hall 3




Film director, producer, photographer, and journalist. Graduated from the Ukrainian Film School with a specialization in film directing. Anton is a member of the National Union of Cinematographers of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers. He is the author of the documentary film "The Year That Never Ended" (2023), which was featured in the documentary film section of The Guardian, a British media outlet. He actively collaborates with Western media agencies as a photo and video journalist. Anton has an extensive portfolio of short films in various genres.

Selected filmography

  • The Reason (2019)

  • The Year That Never Ended (2023)

  • Warning! Life goes on (2024)


Producer: Anton Shtuka

Screenwriter: Anton Shtuka

DOP: Dmytro Mulenko, Vladyslav Barbashov, Ivan Fomichenko, Anton Shtuka

Cast: Gamlet Zinkivskyi, Volodymyr Kolesnyk

Production: !Attention films

Rightsholder: Private Entrepreneur Anton Shynkarenko


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