Ukraine/the Netherlands, 2014, Colour, 130 min
MAIDAN chronicles the civil uprising against the regime of president Yanukovych that took place in Kiev (Ukraine) in the winter of 2013/14. The film follows the progress of the revolution: from peaceful rallies, half a million strong, in the Maidan square, to the bloody street battles between protestors and riot police. MAIDAN is a portrait of an awakening nation, rediscovering its identity.
- Directors Bio
- Festival and Awards
Sergei Loznitsa – director, director of photograpy. Sergei was born on September, 5th 1964.
He grew up in Kiev, and in 1987 graduated from the Kiev Polytechnic with a degree in Applied
Mathematics. In 1987-1991 he worked as a scientist at the Kiev Institute of Cybernetics, specializing inartificial intelligence research. He also worked as a translator from Japanese.
Cannes, 2014. Odessa IFF 2014.
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