Behind the Lens: 20 Days in Mariupol

Step into the world of documentary filmmaking with Mstyslav Chernov, the filmmaker behind the Oscar-winning documentary '20 Days in Mariupol,' as he attends the Copenhagen TV Festival this summer.

'20 Days in Mariupol' is a powerful portrayal of the harrowing events that unfolded during a critical period in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Through Chernov's lens, audiences are taken on a gripping journey that captures the resilience of the human spirit amidst conflict and adversity.

Chernov's documentary has garnered international acclaim for its storytelling and raw authenticity, earning the prestigious recognition of an Academy Award. Now, attendees of the Copenhagen TV Festival have the exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Chernov himself about the creative process behind the documentary.

In this session, Chernov will offer a rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film. From capturing compelling footage on the front lines to navigating ethical considerations in documentary filmmaking, Chernov will share his experiences and insights with audiences eager to gain a deeper understanding of his craft.