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MOTHER OF CHERNOBYL
directed by Alexander Shureypov
Mother of Chernobyl is a thirty minute Russian-language short film. Taking place in 1987 Ukraine (a year after the Chernobyl disaster), it follows the story of a woman named Masha, who stayed behind in the radiation zone with her newborn baby. After deciding to trek back to Kiev to reunite with her family, she ventures into the forest and believes a soldier is chasing her to take away her child. Masha must fight to do the only thing anyone could after Chernobyl: survive amidst unimaginable tragedy.
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