Q&A with director of 'The Forgotten' Daria Onyshchenko. 19 November, 6.30pm GMT

DATE & TIME: Thursday 19 November, 6.30pm GMT
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Q&A with Daria Onyshchenko, director of The Forgotten as part of online Ukrainian Film Festival 2020, organised by the Ukrainian Institute London and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies.

The Forgotten is available to watch for free on our festival web platform from 17 November - 1 December. Over this period you can watch the film at any time. (NB: films are available to watch in the UK only).

The Q&A with Daria will be moderated by Vitaly Chernetsky, Associate Professor in Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Kansas, and expert in Ukrainian film.


About The Forgotten...

Genre: Drama | Age rating: 18+

In occupied Donbas, 30-year-old teacher Nina witnesses student Andrii get arrested for raising the Ukrainian flag, prompting her to risk her life to free him. As they gravitate towards each other, they try to remind others and themselves that they deserve a future, too.


Daria Onyshchenko

Born in Kyiv, Daria Onyshchenko gained her first experience as a theatre director at the Karpenko Kary Theater Institute in Kyiv from 2003-2004. She later studied feature film directing at the University of Television and Film in Munich and wrote, directed and produced a number of scripts and award-winning short films. In 2014 she completed her studies with the feature film Eastalgia, filmed in Germany, Serbia and Ukraine. The film premiered the same year at the 46th International Hof Film Festival and was later screened at more than 20 film festivals worldwide, winning various prizes. Daria is represented by the German talent agency Above The Line and is a member of the Ukrainian Film Academy.



2019 THE FORGOTTEN Ukraine Switzerland

2014 EASTALGIA Germany Serbia Ukraine