Director: Sergey Andrushko
Country: Ukraine
Year of production: 2013
Duration: 19 min
  • Human rights
  • Right to information
  • The citizen and the state
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Journalists
  • Activists / NGOs
The town of Romodan in the Poltava region is divided in half by a dozen tracks used by high-speed trains. There is a school on each side of the railway. However, the authorities decide to close one.

Parents are worried - their children will have to walk across the railway crossing. A parental movement for the preservation of the school is launched. It is headed by Oleksandr Korshak. He sends dozens of information requests. The answers show that the school is being closed due to lack of funds. Meanwhile, the village community learns that the village head is being bought a new official car. The annual maintenance of the school is less than the cost of two such cars...
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