THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE

Lithuania, Ukraine 2020 – Director: Iryna Tsilyk – Original language: Ukrainian, Russian – Subtitles: English

Hanna lives with her four children in Donbas. They work together to make a film about their lives in wartime. The everyday existence of an extraordinary family that is using creativity to maintain some control over its life.

English/Original Title: ZEMLIA BLAKYTNA NIBY APEL'SYN. Camera: Viacheslav Tsvietkov. Sound: Jonas Maksvytis. Editing: Ivan Bannikov, Iryna Tsilyk. Production: Albatrós Communicós, Moonmmakers (Co-Production). Producer: Anna Kapustina. Length: 73 min. International Sales: CAT&DOCS.

 

Biography

Iryna Tsilyk was born in 1982 and studied film and theatre in Kiev. She has made documentary and fictional short films; she is also an author and writes poetry, prose and children's books. Her feature film debut THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE won the Directing Award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.

 

Filmography

TAYRA, UA 2017, 10 Min.
HOME, UA 2016, 12 Min.

 

Nominated

For DOK.fest Award of SOS Children's Villages worldwide (endowed with 3,000 euros, sponsored by B.O.A. Videofilmkunst)

 

 

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