Oleg Sentsov

Born in Simferopool, in the region of Crimea, Ukraine, in 1976. Gamer (2011), his first feature film, was screened at the 36th Mostra. In 2014, Sentsov was condemned to a 20 year sentence, accused of terrorism. He protested against the unification of Crimea and Russia. In jail, he made a hunger strike in 2018, becoming one of the most famous Russia’s political prisoners. After many protests held by film institutions around the world, Sentsov was released in September, 2019.

Filmes já exibidos na mostra

  • Gamer (36ª MOSTRA)