We Will Not Fade Away (My Ne Zhasnemo)
A portrait of the Donbass region in the period of ongoing conflict prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as seen through the hopeful and distracted eyes of five very different teenagers who have the opportunity to journey to Nepal on a Himalayan expedition.
Alisa Kovalenko’s powerfully human documentary captures a moment of possibility, achievement and relief in young lives that are otherwise being shaped by a conflict that has already begun to dominate their teenage years. RBC
Official Selection – Berlinale 2023, Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival 2023, Hot Docs 2023.
In competition for the Gradam Na Féile Do Scannáin Faisnéise (Award For Cinematic Documentary). The winner will be announced on Sunday 26 November.