Dima, Dmitry, Dmytro. Glory to the Heroes

Dima, Dmitry, Dmytro. Glory to the Heroes uses archival footage and semi-historical narrative to weave a complex exploration of identity, culture, and the power of archives in contemporary Ukraine.

  • Clemens Poole
  • Clemens Poole
  • Clemens Poole
  • Dmytro Chepurnyi
    Key Cast
    "Dmytro Chepurnyi"
  • Dara Puhach
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Діма, Дмітрій, Дмитро. Слава героям
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Other
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    150 USD
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    SD video
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Director Biography - Clemens Poole

Clemens Poole is an American artist living in Kyiv, Ukraine. His projects and exhibitions have been presented variously in the US and Europe. Since 2014 he has worked frequently with the art foundation IZOLYATSIA as curator of the public installations series Zahoplennya (2014), artist and producer of the guerilla performance intervention #onvacation (2015), co-curator of the exhibition Architecture Ukraine: Beyond the Front (2016), research coordinator for the curatorial initiative Zazemlennya (2019–20); and head curator of the mobile cultural center Gurtobus (2019–20). Independently his recent projects include artist and co-curator for the exhibitions ( ) (2020) and Casual Colonizations (2021) in Kyiv, artist for The Desperate Tone is an Act (2020) at Asortymentna Kimnata in Ivano-Frankivsk, participating artist in the Morhytsya Land Art symposium in 2020 and 2021, artist and curator of Entangled Transposition (2020) for Sorry No Rooms Available residency in Uzhhorod, and Closed Futures: The Lost History of the Dnipropetrovsk Museum of Modern Art at Construction Festival (2021) in Dnipro. He is also co-founder and curator of the international residency program I’ve Never Been to Tulsa.

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Director Statement

I am interested in films that explore both on-camera narratives and the positionality of the filmmaker. This specifically relates to the ethics of imaging, editing, and revoicing film subjects, and the inevitable acts of distortion that accompany these processes.