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The Light from Below: Stories from Ukrainian Basements by Polina Pologenceva and Andriy Bondarenko

12 - 16 July 2022

Save the Light by Polina Pologenceva: The true story of a woman and her child fleeing the war in Ukraine in spring 2022. Told with humour and humanity, Polina’s story offers a unique insight into life as a refugee in a way not seen on the news.
Director: Ana Toros

Fox, Dark as a Light Night by Andriy Bondarenko: a deeply poetic dreamplay about a lonely refugee from the 2014 war in Donbass, Igor, living in a basement and teaching Japanese online. He desperately looks for redemption and happiness, but struggles with traumatic visions from the past.
Director: Bogdana Orleanova

Cast: Ana Weaver, Valeriia Poholsha, Shirley Booth, Dean Coffey

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