In the morning, I work on my research, cook lunch for my daughter, in the afternoon we are going to play volleyball with classmates from the Czech course. Will we make it for tonight’s call with grandma in occupied Mariupol? A night full of unrest and desire to wake up to peace…
What is the day-to-day reality of people coming here from Ukraine? Is it possible to find a future in a foreign country, here, in rediscovered safety, but in an uncertain stopgap situation? Is it possible to integrate and put down new roots – or should we keep waiting for a chance to go back?
A documentary play directed by Max Nowotorski, a student of drama direction at the Theatre Faculty of JAMU of Ukrainian origin. The play was co-authored and cast with his fellow countrymen who came to Brno and its surroundings in spring during the war. Experts on everydayness in a foreign country, far from their home that is now a battle-zone.
Season 48: Closeness
12 December 2022
Matěj Nytra and collective
(Czech) Alina Bodra
(Czech) Jasja Sajenko
Tři jedinečná uvedení
12., 13. a 14. prosince 2022
(Czech) Artem Afanasjev, Valerija Bojčenko, Illja Borzenko, Anna Koreneva, Julianna Papp