WAR ON EDUCATION

Ukraine has rightfully dominated the news since Russia launched its full-scale invasion in February 2022. Most of the coverage has been about the military operations, the humanitarian crisis and international affairs.

The misuse of history by Putin, including the introduction of a single history schoolbook and the systematic attacks on education, received much less attention. The ongoing educational reform in Ukraine, which already started before the war, and combines history with civic learning, received hardly any attention at all.

By mixing micro-stories of brave teachers, and an in-depth analysis of the education system by authorities, academics, and NGOs, the film aims to raise awareness in the general public of a problem that, while only touched only on the surface by major international newspapers, urges mainstream attention.

FEATURING

(in order of appearance) Oksen Lisovyi, Emmanuelle Abrioux, Iryna Bakovska, Zhanna Maksymova, Alexander Khrebet, Tamara Eidelman, Bob Deen, Peter Rendek, Ondřej Soukup, Georgiy Kasianov, Ihor Tseunov, Oleksandra Kozoroh, Olena Tkach, Serhii Kharytonchyk, Natalia Opimakh, Solomiya Bolshakova, Julia, Anna

CREDITS

Euroclio presents a In Medias Res Production

DIRECTOR: Stefano Di Pietro

YEAR: 2024

DURATION: 1×60 minutes

FILMING LOCATIONS: Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, New York (USA)

PRODUCER: Euroclio, In Medias Res

 

EDITED BY: Claudio Gusmini

MUSIC BY: Matteo Ruperto

 

MIX AND MASTERING: Kate Academy Studio – Rome

SOUND DESIGNER: Francesco Procacci

DIALOGUE EDITOR: Andrea Allocca

 

MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Sergio Delgado

DIGITAL INTERMEDIATE: Media Fenix – Rome

COLORIST: Sergio Di Marco