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Director – Iryna Riabenka
Duration – 55 minutes 54 seconds
Country – Germany
Language – Russian, Ukrainian
Year – 2021
SYNOPSIS : Stanislav was reporting from his native city of Donetsk for various Ukrainian media, after a part of the Donbas region fell under the control of Russia-backed separatist militants in May 2014. In 2017 Stanislav was taken captive and spent most of his 962 days in a prison called “Isolation”. During his captivity, Stanislav started writing about what was happening there. A few years ago the territory of “Isolation” was the main cultural platform of the region.
Stanislav was included in a prisoner exchange between the separatists and Kyiv, which took place on December 29, 2019.
After his release he continues writing his book and returns to running. For the first time in nine months (October 2020), he comes to the I-ZONE cultural center in Kyiv – after the Russia-backed separatist militants seized the territory of “Isolation” in Donetsk in June 2014, the Cultural Foundation moved to Kyiv. Looking around the premises of the cultural center to arrange the future presentation of his new book there, Stanislav compares the buildings of the former factories in Donetsk and Kyiv and the area around them, and the memories from the pages of his book obtain new features…
DMOFF AWARD –
Official Selection September 2021