Olena has left Ukraine due to the uprisings and economic difficulties. Roman, her brother, has been captured while protesting in the streets. After learning that her parents cannot afford to pay a lawyer to release Roman from prison, Olena struggles to find enough money to help her family. As the deadline approaches, she will be forced to make a costly, morally wrenching choice.

  • Jorge Eduardo Victoria
  • Jorge Eduardo Victoria
  • Jorge Eduardo Victoria
  • Ievgeniia Melnyk
    Key Cast
  • Aneesh Shivanekar
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 16, 2015
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  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    English, Ukrainian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 2K, Alexa
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Film Night - Graduating Class 2015
    Thunder Bay, ON
    April 16, 2015
    First Place - David Brown Award
  • IndiefilmTO Festival 2015
    Toronto, ON
    December 7, 2015
    Official Selection
  • Milton Film Festival 2016
    Milton, ON
    January 31, 2016
    Best Film - Audience Choice Award
  • 5th Pune Film Festival 2015
    Pune, India
    December 28, 2015
    Official Selection
  • 2nd Annual Student Filmmaker Awards 2015
    United States
    Online Tournament
  • Hamilton Music and Film Festival
    Hamilton, ON
    September 25, 2016
    First Runner Up
  • Canada Independent Film Festival
    February 10, 2017
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Jorge Eduardo Victoria

Jorge is a Colombian-Canadian documentary filmmaker. He graduated from the Film Production program at Confederation College in April 2015. His work has screened internationally and received awards such as Best Film at the Milton Film Festival and the David Brown Award from North of Superior Film Association. He has been a bursary recipient from the DOC Institute in Toronto and has recently worked for Vice Canada.

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