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Film director Serhiy Loznitsa to receive the Dovzhenko State Prize

Dergkino: The Ukrainian film director Serhiy Loznitsa to receive the Dovzhenko State Prize for his film Donbas. Volodymyr Borodyansky, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, presented the prize to the winner.

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“Serhiy Loznitsa produces films with powerful content – this is a great responsibility and a great gift. We will do our best to provide such filmmakers the opportunity to create and produce,” said Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Volodymyr Borodyansky.

After the award ceremony, film director Serhiy Loznitsa thanked the production team and everyone who was involved in the creation of Donbas and said: “It is a great honor for me to receive this award award. During my 24-year film career I made 25 films, but this is my first film, which was created with the support of Ukrainian State Film Agency.Thanks to the changes that occurred in the Ukrainian film industry over the past five years.