We Will Not Fade Away by Alisa Kovalenko

Wednesday 20 March
La Julienne
Rte de Saint-Julien 116, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates

“We Will Not Fade Away” follows the adolescence of Andriy, Ruslan, Ilya, Lisa and Lera in the Donbass region of Ukraine in 2019, where bombings can be heard in the distance. Somewhere between existential questions, the desire to escape from reality and the yearning for the future, they seem to expect something to happen in their lives. One day, they are offered a unique opportunity to climb the Himalayas… In this bitter-sweet documentary, Alisa Kovalenko depicts a young generation full of dreams and questions that are constantly threatened by the ever-closer presence of a war that is set to escalate.

Alisa Kovalenko, 2023, 98′, original language Russian and Ukrainian, French subtitles

In partnership with the Commune of Plan-les-Ouates and with the support of the Barbour Foundation.

Free screening followed by a discussion with director Alisa Kovalenko via videoconference.