Director Oleg Sentsov selected as Honorary Chairman of the jury at Stockholm International Film Festival!

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On November 18th last year, it was clear that the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov's film »Rhino« (2021) was the big winner at the Stockholm Film Festival 2021. Since then, he has put down the camera and took up arms to defend his country. As previously announced, Ukraine is the focus country of the year at the Stockholm International Film Festival 2022

The decision to appoint an Honorary Chairman of the jury is to show support for Oleg Sentsov and all other filmmakers who are facing severe risk from carrying out their profession. Sentsov has become a symbol of resistance for political prisoners in Russia, as well as in the rest of the world. The Stockholm International Film Festival assigns Oleg Senstov the role of Honorary Chairman of the Jury.

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