The Ukrainian film industry has undergone a significant transformation since the beginning of Russia's aggression in 2014. Military themes began to appear in documentaries and dramas alike. In 2022, actors who previously played the roles of soldiers took up arms themselves. Filmmakers continue to document Russian crimes now on the front lines, simultaneously performing combat missions.
In this section, you can find out more about how Ukrainian directors, actors, editors, and film producers protect their country in its most difficult time.
We would like to believe that all of them will return to their main occupation. However, the lives of some of them have already been tragically cut short during hostilities.