Klondike (2022)

Director: Maryna Er Gorbach

Written, directed, and produced by Maryna Er Gorbach,Klondike is a war story with a strong female voice. Expectant mother Irka refuses to leave her home in a Donetsk village even as it becomes part of a conflict zone in the Donbas war. “As a real Ukrainian woman, [Irka] believes that she can stop the war,” Gorbach says in her interview for Sundance. An Odesa native, Gorbach captures the tensions inside Irka’s community and the brutal and disastrous ways in which geopolitics breaks into ordinary people’s lives. Ultimately, the 2014 Continue reading at source website