В Калифорнии покажут украинский документальный фильм “A Rising Fury”
2023-09-26 Local news

Ukrainian documentary "A Rising Fury" will be shown in California

There is interesting news for you: the documentary "A Rising Fury" by Ukrainian director Lesya Kalynska will be shown in California.

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Brighter Ukraine and Leleka Foundation invite everyone to watch the Ukrainian documentary "A Rising Fury" on October 1. It has already premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2022. The film also won 3 prizes at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. And now it can be seen in California.

The documentary A Rising Fury is a chance to better understand the modern war in Ukraine, which has unfolded in the center of Europe and forced more than 3 million Ukrainians to flee their homeland in search of safety. It is an intimate and detailed look at what it takes to stand up for democratic values. The movie shows how ordinary people are defending the country against a brutal external enemy.

There will be English subtitles.

A Rising Fury

After the screening you will be treated to a Q&A panel with the filmmakers behind the making of the movie. It is directed by Lesya Kalynska (USA, Ukraine). Co-producers are TJ Collins (USA), Jonathan Borge Lie (Norway), co-director Ruslan Batytskyi (Ukraine).

Why is it worth joining this event? Here are a few reasons:

  • learn about the history of the film and the current situation in Ukraine from the authors of the project themselves
  • join the charitable cause. The organizers are raising funds to purchase 20 fully equipped medical backpacks for doctors who help wounded Ukrainian defenders and civilians
  • with a portion of the funds raised going to support the next documentary by filmmaker Lesya Kalynska. She continues to share the details of this brutal war with the rest of the world
  • you will have a unique opportunity to talk to the film crew, enjoy snacks and drinks. In particular, the famous Napoleon cake.

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A Rising Fury in California kicks off at 4 p.m. at this Unita Manhattan Beach, 516 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here.

Socium.Network team recommends not to miss the chance to get to such an event.