Ukrainian film about Donbas children awarded with Berlinale Grand Prix. PHOTO+VIDEO

Ukrainian film School#3 was awarded with the Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).

Censor.NET reports citing the Berlinale's Facebook.

The film was made by Lisa Smith, Georg Genaux. Natalia Vorozhbyt wrote the script for the movie.

The movie tells the story of children who attend school in the town of Mykolaivka in the Donetsk region. In the summer of 2014, the city suffered from military actions during the battle for Sloviansk. The school building was damaged by the militants' shells.

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This is the story of 13 teenagers who survived the war. The film is built on children's speeches which resonate with their real life.

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The film crew arrived at the Berlinale. Actor Oleksandr Fomenko published a video of the moment when School#3 team enters the cinema hall. The audience warmly greeted the young actors.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p428542