Mustard in the Gardens

Documentary, 37 min., 2018
Special mention and Andriy Matrosov prize at International Human Rights Film Festival Docudays UA 2018


Olena is going home, to the village in the 'grey zone' of Russian-Ukrainian war where she spent her childhood. In the garden, her brother has planted mustard to prevent weeds from getting into their neighbours' garden. The girl lies down in the prickly grass and recalls how big and tasty the apricots, cherries, pears used to be...


Producer, director and cameraman: Piotr Armianovski
Sound editor: Sergiy Kulbachnyi
Cast: Olena Apchel


The film is avaliable at VOD platform DOCUSPACE


Jan 2018