The TRT Co-production “Klondike”, directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the most important meeting points of American independent cinema.
TRT Co-production “Klondike” will compete at the Sundance Film Festival, which will be held this year from January 20 to 30, 2022. The Ukraine-Turkey co-produced film will take part in the “International Competition”, the main competition section of the festival, where only ten films from around the world are selected each year.
The Sundance Film Festival, founded in 1981 by the famous actor Robert Redford, is organized annually in January in the US state of Utah by the Sundance Institute. The festival will be held physically this year on January 20-30, 2022.
The film, which begins with the fact that Ira, a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border, does not leave her home even though her village is besieged by separatist groups, Ira and her family find themselves at the center of an international plane crash disaster on July 17, 2014. “Klondike”, which was shot in Ukraine by film crews from Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina in September-October 2020, received the “TRT Minority Co-Production Award” in 12 Punto organized in 2020.