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601. Bucha's tragedy

The film tells the stories of several people connected by the tragedy in Bucha, which took place during the Russian occupation near Kyiv in March and April 2022. We find the heroes at the point where the first "dust" of the drama unfolding before the eyes of the world has already settled. But is the terrible thing in their lives really over?

  • Agnieszka Żądło
    Director
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    601. Tragedia Buczy
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    39 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 23, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Ukraine
  • Language:
    Ukrainian
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Ukrainian Dream Film Festival
    Odessa
    Ukraine
    March 19, 2023
    Official Selection
  • AltFF Alternative Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    March 22, 2023
    Award - Long Short Documentary Film
  • Boden International Film Festival
    Boden
    Sweden
    April 15, 2023
    Award - Best First Time Documentary Film
  • Lift-Off Filmmaker Sessions by Lift-Off Global Network
    Buckinghamshire
    United Kingdom
    May 1, 2023
    Official selection
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions

    United Kingdom
    May 4, 2023
    Official selection
  • Festival del Cinema di Cefalù
    Palermo
    Italy
    September 1, 2023
    Official selection
  • Student World Impact Film Festival
    online
    June 18, 2023
    Honorable mention
  • Stockholm City Film Festival
    Stockholm
    Sweden
    June 17, 2023
    Award - Best Short Documentary
  • Ischia Global Film Festival
    Ischia
    Italy
    July 9, 2023
    Official Selection
  • 2023 California Capital International Documentary Film Festival
    Sacramento
    United States
    September 29, 2023
    Official selection
  • Zamojski Festiwal Filmowy
    Zamość
    Poland
    August 18, 2023
    Official selection
  • Cinemaking International Film Festival Cinemaking International Film Festival
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    December 27, 2023
    Official selection
Distribution Information
  • Newsweek Polska
    Distributor
    Country: Poland
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Agnieszka Żądło

Agnieszka Żądło is an experienced and awarded journalist and poet based in Warsaw. For last three years, she has been cooperating with Newsweek Poland. Previously as a freelancer for many magazines and portals. She covers mainly social issues related to human rights and migration, both about Poland and abroad. „601. Bucha’s tragedy” is her documentary debut.

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