Week of Ukrainian cinema kicks off in Kyiv: Film directors support Sentsov

Source : 112 Ukraine

The funds raised during the campaign will go to the political prisoner's family
21:00, 7 June 2018


The week of Ukrainian cinema, which aims to support Oleg Sentsov, started in Kyiv on Thursday. Ministry of Culture's press service reported this, adding that the event started at Lira cinema theatre in the Ukrainian capital. The event will be running until June 12.

'The cinema weel, organized by Oleg's colleagues should send maximum information about his fare and that of other hostages of the Kremlin. We should give another impetus for the society so that it understands that Russia has been leading cruel and obnoxious hybrid war against Ukraine. Oleg could not take it, and he is now fighting. We have no right to betray him. We've got to fight - with words, actions and weapons. Until he's finally free', reads the message of the press service.  

A photo area will be working in the cinema theatre; the production teams will be present at movie shows.

The funds raised during the campaign will go to the political prisoner's family.

As we reported Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov who continues the hunger strike in Russia, wrote the letter, addressed to the leaders of G7 member countries

Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov has announced a hunger strike on May 14. This way, he demands that all Ukrainians detained in Russia and annexed Crimea be released. Sentsov said he was ready to die if the requirements were not fulfilled.

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