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The Trial – The State of Russia Vs. Oleg Sentsov

Askold Kurov, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, 2017, 70'

Director Askold Kurov follows the progress of the trial and the attempts of Oleg’s family, friends and lawyers to save him from prison. The notorious case inspired protests around the world: the European Film Academy and many renowned filmmakers such as Pedro Almodovar, Wim Wenders, Agnieszka Holland, Ken Loach, Johnny Depp and others called for Oleg’s release. Kurov’s investigation gradually reveals an absurd and frightening Kafkaesque story about how anyone can become a victim of a ruthless state machine.

Director Askold Kurov
Producers Maria Gavrilova, Max Tuula, Dariusz Jabłoński, Izabela Wójcik, Violetta Kamińska
Camera Askold Kurov
Editing Michał Leszczyłowski, Evgeny Zaozernykh

Festivals Berlinale – Berlin 2017, CPH:DOX 2017

Projections
12.05 / 17.00 / Kombank cinema Hal 6 / Q&A
Askold Kurov, Ana Otašević