Courage

  • Aliaksei Paluyan
  • Germany, Belarus
  • 2021
  • 90 min
  • Dutch Premiere
  • Best of Fests
During the presidential elections in Belarus in 2020, three actors from an underground theatre in Minsk are caught up in the wake of mass protests. It draws them onto the open streets of Minsk to protest for freedom of speech and the long-awaited change of power. But the people‘s voice is brutally crushed by the regime‘s security apparatus. The country is on the brink of civil war. Courage accompanies the brave and peaceful resistance and offers a personal and deep insight into the Belarus of today.

Credits

Director
Aliaksei Paluyan
Production
Jörn Möllenkamp / Living Pictures Productions
Co-production
Mikalai Laureniuk for "Illusion" Film company

Contact

World Sales
Rise and Shine World Sales
Festival Handling
Anja Dziersk for Rise and Shine World Sales

More information

Available versions
52' and 90', DCP, color
Spoken languages
Belarusian

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