Opening Film

Ruslan Fedotow • Hungary, Belgium, Portugal • 2022 • 28min • in Ukrainian with English and Hungarian subtitles

Andrii and Alisa, Ukrainian teenagers, have escaped the shelling of their native Kharkiv to Budapest. They hold after-school drawing classes for Ukrainian refugee children, and await news from their families back home. News reports and phone calls with family bring the harsh everyday reality of the war into their lives, while their street art protest engages and provokes the passersby.

IDFA 2022 Short Documentary Competition