Ukrainian Sheriffs
Director: Roman Bondarchuk
Country: Ukraine, Latvia, German
Year of production: 2015
Duration: 85 min
  • The citizen and the state
  • Human rights
  • Institutions of the state penitentiary system of Ukraine
  • Activists / NGOs
  • Pupils
  • Students
  • Teachers
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Like a bird, the Ukrainian flag flies along perched on the car of two affable 'sheriffs' appointed by the mayor of a village in southern Ukraine. There's a sly bum whose gift is not to work. There's a guy who puts an anaconda in his woman's shed. The Euromaidan arrives, and draft-dodgers abound. The townsfolk are dipping in icy water and laughing, but are they divided in their loyalty? These sheriffs are taking you along for the ride...

Roman Bondarchuk was born in 1982. He graduated from the Karpenko-Kary National University of Theater, Cinema and Television in Kyiv, under the tutelage of Yuri Ilyenko. He has made a number of short films, documentaries and music videos. He has won many national and international film festival awards.
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