The Danish-Swedish-Finnish film "The Distant Barking of Dogs", which tells the story of a 10-year-old boy from Donbas named Oleg, was nominated for an Emmy. This was announced by the film's assistant director Azad Safarov on his Facebook page.
“The film about Ukraine is nominated for the coolest and most prestigious Emmy award in the world !!! Our film ‘The Distant Barking of Dogs’ is about a 10-year-old boy from Donbas who lives next to the frontline. We are in the Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary category. Media dinosaurs such as HBO, PBS, CNN, Netflix, etc are standing right next to us. In total, this year the nominees were selected from among 2,000 films," Safarov said.
It is worth noting that the Distant Barking of Dogs was shortlisted for the Oscar award in 2019.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine's Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko stated that over 36 million dollars (one billion hryvnias) had been allocated for the development of patriotic filmmaking.