January 30, 2024
SAT, FEBRUARY 24, 2024- 6 P.M-10 P.M

Location ⚑  
Ukrainian Cultural Center
4315 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
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About this event:
Join us for an unforgettable evening commemorating the resilience and spirit of Ukraine at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 6 pm-10 pm.

The event will feature the premiere of a work-in-progress materials of the film, about the war called BUCHA — a story that needs to be heard. BUCHA is the heroic account of a refugee from Kazakhstan who saved hundreds of Ukrainians from occupied territories to safety. This is an inspirational film of quiet and modest heroism. We will have both the Producer, Oleksandr Schur, and Director, Stanislav Tiunov, with us, participating in our Q&A.

The team received support in the production and filming of the movie from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the State Border Service of Ukraine, and the National Police of Ukraine, who also serve as co-producers and distributors of the film.

We aim to illuminate the incredible strength and determination of Ukrainian people to bring attention to the cause and also inspire others to join the global effort in supporting Ukraine.

Ukrainian officials and celebrities that have been of great support to Ukraine will be joining us for the evening.

Reception to follow with Ukrainian hors'douvres

6-7 pm- Welcoming address and drinks in the lobby 
7-9 pm- Screening of Bucha followed by a Q & A with director, Stanislav Tiunov and producer, Oleksandr Schur. 
9-10 pm- An invitation to gather into the main lobby after the screening and reflect. A reception will take place with Ukrainian-themed hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Join us in a shared moment of reflection and dialogue as we continue to stand for Ukraine. 

Guest Speakers: TBD

Bonus: 6-10 pm - A silent auction will take place in the main lobby for the duration of the whole evening. Auction items will be an assortment of war artifacts from the Ukrainian defense forces. Every bid serves as a symbol of solidarity, with all the funds raised going towards supporting the affected communities and rebuilding efforts in Ukraine.

Auction Items:

- Ukrainian Flag signed by Valerii Zaluzhny, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

- Exclusive collectors Item of unique, Ukrainian gold coins all signed by Valerii Zaluzhny, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

- Collectors item from Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine (HUR)

- Exclusive collector's item of postage stamps from Valerii Zaluzhny, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine