ABOUT THE FILM:
“A Rising Fury” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival 2022 and tracks the evolution of the conflict in Ukraine. Filmed over 8 years, it follows two hopeful Ukrainian idealists from the peaceful protest of the 2013 Maidan Revolution in Kyiv to the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.
ABOUT THE PANEL:
Hosted by Ridgefield’s own Ira Joe Fisher, and co-moderated by Dora Chomiak, President of Razom for Ukraine, the panel features Lesya Kalynska, Co-Director, Screenwriter, Producer of “A Rising Fury”; TJ Collins, Producer of “A Rising Fury”; and Ambassador William Taylor, Vice President US Institute of Peace, former US Ambassador to Ukraine (2006-2009), Interim Ambassador (2019), frequently featured Ukraine expert on news programs and reports.
ABOUT THE RECEPTION:
Enjoy sampling Ukrainian food, drink and music. Meet the filmmakers and some of the panelists in person.