Screening
Mariupolis

Part of Panorama Europe 2017
Saturday, May 13, 1:30 p.m.
Bartos Screening Room

Presented by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania

U.S. premiere. Featured in 2016 Berlin Film Festival/Panorama
Lithuania/Germany/France/Ukraine. Dir. Mantas Kvedaravicius, 2016, 82 mins. In Russian and Ukrainian with English subtitles. In the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, life unfolds with almost surreal normalcy while just miles away violence encroaches. Despite the ongoing Russian invasion, residents go about their daily routines: an ensemble rehearses for a dance performance; a cobbler repairs shoes and discusses religion; a man is brought into court for fishing illegally. In a place where daily bomb threats are the norm, these seemingly mundane acts take on an eerie resonance. With spare, lyrical images, director Mantas Kvedaravicius’s trenchant documentary captures the tragicomic strangeness of life in a war zone.

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