No status. Ukraine
Director: Dmytro Tiazhlov
Country: Ukraine
Year of production: 2019
Duration: 35 min
Subject:
  • The citizen and the state
  • Right to freedom of movement
  • Human rights
Audience:
  • Activists / NGOs
  • Journalists
  • Students
  • Lawyers
  • Government officials
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In 2018, the State Migration Service of Ukraine recognised 24 people as refugees and reviewed 284 requests for refugee status. Oleksiy, a Russian activist, has lived in Ukraine without a status for four years. He is here because of political persecution. Despite the hardships of living without a status, Oleksiy tries to work, and participates in many events against the Russian aggression in Ukraine. Nurkhan, a journalist from Kyrgyzstan, has been seeking asylum with her three teenage children since the spring of 2018. The No Borders team is helping them in their search for freedom and safety.

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Dmytro Tiazhlov

Dmytro Tiazhlov is a documentary director and cinematographer, curator of the Indie Lab documentary lab for young artists, curator of the documentary programme at the American Independence Film Festival, and leader of a course at the department of Film and Television Cinematography at the Karpenko-Kary National University of Theatre, Film and Television in Kyiv.

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