Ukrainian director accused of terrorism, held in Moscow in jail

2014-05-19 11:32 AM
Sentsov charged with preparing and organizing terrorist attacks on the testimony of two unknown people who allegedly pointed to him as an organizer, said the Echo of Moscow

Tuesday at the Cannes International Film Festival friend and colleague Oleg known Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa will present his new film “Independence”. His press conference he will start from the statement on the arrest of Oleg Sentsov.

Ukrainian Ministry of Culture recently issued a statement that the allegations Sentsov terrorists is baseless.

cinema worker and caring the fate of the director are collecting signatures for a petition in support of Oleg Sentsov.

Oleg Sentsov is a talented filmmaker, whose work is highly appreciated by the audience and the experts at prestigious international film festivals in Germany, the Netherlands, Ukraine and Russia .

He is the author of the feature film “Hamer” jury award of the Odessa International Film Festival and the 10th International Film Festival “Spirit of Fire” in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Painting participated in the most prestigious festival of art movie, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, International Film Festival in the competition program GoEast (Germany) and was shown at the Kiev International Film Festival “Youth”.

With his subsequent full-length feature project “Rhinoceros” Oleg Sentsov won a victory in the competition and received Derzhkino Ukraine eligible for public funding of this film.

Oleg - father of two young children, who are now left without a father: Aline - 12, the authorities - 9 years.

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