ⓘ Donbass (film)

                                     

ⓘ Donbass (film)

Donbass is a 2018 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Sergei Loznitsa. It was selected as the opening film in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes, Loznitsa won the Un Certain Regard award for Best Director, as well as the Silver Pyramid at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival. It was selected as the Ukrainian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. It was filmed in Kryvy Rih, 300 km west of Donetsk At the 49th International Film Festival of India it received Best Film: Golden Peacock Award.

                                     

1. Awards

Loznitsa won the Un Certain Regard award for Best Director at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. He also won the Silver Pyramid, also known as the Special Jury Prize for Best Director, at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival, tied with Thai director Phuttiphong Aroonpheng for Manta Ray.