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MAIDAN

by Sergei Loznitsa

synopsis

Maidan chronicles the civil uprising against the regime of president Yanukovych that took place in Kiev in the winter of 2013/14. The film follows the progress of the revolution: from peaceful rallies, half a million strong, in the Maidan square, to the bloody street battles between protestors and riot police. Maidan is a portrait of an awakening nation, rediscovering its identity.

international title: Maidan
original title: Maidan
country: Ukraine, Netherlands
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Sergei Loznitsa
film run: 130'
release date: DE 03/09/2015
cinematography by: Sergei Loznitsa, Mykhailo Yelchev
film editing: Sergei Loznitsa, Danielius Kokanauskis
producer: Sergei Loznitsa, Maria Choustova-Baker
production: Atoms & Void
distributor: Grand Film
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