Babyn Yar: in search of memory
Director: Volodymyr Cheppel
Country: Ukraina
Year of production: 2017
Duration: 41 min
  • Right to liberty
  • Freedom from torture
  • Discrimination
  • Right to human dignity
  • Minority rights
  • The citizen and the state
  • Right to freedom of religion
  • Right to life
  • Right to freedom of movement
  • Totalitarian regimes
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Activists / NGOs
People walk along the paths of the park among the various monuments and do not always remember that this is the site of the most terrible tragedy - the deaths of tens of thousands of Jews, Ukrainians, Poles, and Roma who were killed because of their faith, nationality, and profession. Volodymyr Chepel's film tells the story of Babyn Yar, the tragedies of World War II, and Kurenivka. This film is about hope for the lessons of memory, hope that such tragedies will never happen again.
Volodymyr Cheppel
Is a cinematographer, director and producer from Donetsk. He has been making documentaries since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian war. Since 2014, he has been working on various documentary and fiction projects as a cameraman and producer. As a cameraman, he has worked with SBS Dateline, BBC, Al Jazeera and other media productions.  As a producer, he worked on the following films: "Headlong (dir. Maryna Stepanka), 2017; Rhino (dir. Oleg Sentsov), 2021.
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