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“The Unbroken Women UK Tour” Film Screening: Sunday, 3rd November 2019 @UkrClub

Film Screening followed by Q&A with its director and two protagonists. Because of their love for Ukraine, three Ukrainian women fell victim of the Russian aggression and ended up in captivity by the Russian backed militants. This unsettling documentary tells the story of their courage and stoicism.

Runtime: 32 min Director: Olha Volynska Genres: Documentary Language: Russian Subtitles: English

The documentary “Unbroken women” tells the story of women arrested and tortured by Russian controlled paramilitary groups. The film consists of three episodes featuring the stories of three female Ukrainian former prisoners, who were both volunteers and civil activists.

The purpose of this project is to increase awareness of human rights violations during the armed conflicts in Ukraine, in particular, with respect to civilian POWs. The film aims to reduce stigma surrounding POWs to ensure they are aware of their rights and to build support among the public and at the state level.

The main protagonists experienced extreme torture in captivity, but did not break. Today they continue to help veterans, former prisoners, internally displaced persons and current hostages. Also they testify in inter