Homeward motion picture to open Kharkiv Meet Docs festival

Source : 112 Ukraine

The third edition of the film festival will take place on September 25-29
14:19, 6 September 2019

Homeward (2019), film by Nariman Aliev
Ukraine's State Film Agency/Facebook

Homeward, the film by Ukrainian director Nariman Aliev will open the third edition of Kharkiv Meet Docs film festival. 

Homeward reveals a story about Mustafa, the Crimean Tatar whose sons came to Kyiv after Crimea's annexation by Russia in 2014. When the older son dies, the father comes to Kyiv to get his younger brother back home and bury the dead son according to Muslim tradition.

Ahtem Seitablayev and Remzi Bilyalov played the main parts in this film. 

Homeward was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. It also won the main prize of Bucharest International Film Festival.

Related: Ukrainian-Polish film U-311: Cherkasy joins main program of Warsaw International Film Festival

Related: Pylyp Illenko steps down as Head of State Film Agency of Ukraine


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