Film + TV

Ukrainian Homelands: Haytarma

When: Sun., Feb. 15, 6:30 p.m. 2015

Based on true events, Haytarma is the first Ukrainian cinematic work about the 1944 Soviet deportation of the Crimean Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula. Ametkhan Sultan (played by the director), a Tatar fighter pilot and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union, is on leave in his hometown when the deportation begins. Shot on location, the film’s striking crowd scenes were created with the participation of over 10,000 extras from throughout Crimea, some of whom had experienced the deportation first-hand. In Russian and Crimean Tatar with English subtitles. (Digital presentation)

Price: free

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