Film BUCHA was presented in Philadelphia

January 21, 2024
Film BUCHA was presented in Philadelphia
On January 20th, 2024 the preview of Ukrainian film BUCHA was taken іn Philadelphia at Living Streams Church.

The event was attended by representatives of authorities, businesses, the public, influential people and stars who have supported Ukraine in the fight against the aggressor for two years and continue to express their support. 

Among the guests was Iryna Mazur, she is  Vice President, Director of Advocacy and Information Program in Ukrainian Federation of America (UFA) and Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Philadelphia. Also at the screening was a woman from Bucha, who was tearfully grateful for such a realistic film and the events shown in it.

As part of the event, meeting were held with the creative team, in particular, the film's producer and screenwriter Oleksandr Shchur. Guests had the opportunity to take part in a panel discussion on countering Russian propaganda.

In addition, an auction was held where 3 lots were presented, namely:
- The flag is signed by the protagonist оf the main character in the film - Konstantin Gudauskas, the money received will be spent to Konstantin's charity fund "BuchaHelp"
- T-shirt with the autograph of Valery Zaluzhny - Сommander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. All the money will be transferred to the needs of the Armed Forces
- A cartridge from a Black Hawk helicopter gun in the form of a lantern, which is in service with the Main Directorate of Intelligence - the money will be spent to help the military.

The organizer of the event in Philadelphia was Leonid Foundation that is supporting people of Ukraine.

The US tour of the project ART AGAINST PROPAGANDA and screenings are supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine.

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Photo by Artem Kharmyshev