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Homeward | Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago


@ Wild Bunch

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago
205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1680
Chicago, IL, USA 60601

Monday, Nov 20, 2023 | 6pm


EUNIC CHICAGO | Ukrainian Film Series | Nov 6 – Dec 11, 2023

Please join the EUNIC Chicago Cluster at the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago for the Chicago premiere of the feature fiction Homeward by Nariman Aliev.

Evge / Homeward

Directed by Nariman Aliev
2019, Fiction, 1h30, Ukraine

Having lost his oldest son in the war between Russian and Ukraine, Mustafa resolves to bring his child´s body back to the land of his birth: Crimea. Together, he and his younger son set out on a journey that will profoundly impact their relationship. 

Nariman Aliev was born on 15 December 1992 in the village of Petrovka, Crimea, Ukraine.
In 2013, he received a bachelor’s degree from the Institute of Screen Arts named after Ivan Mykolaichuk, having majored as film and television director. In 2014, he received a master’s degree from Kyiv National Theater, Film and Television University named after I.K. Karpenko-­Kary as a television director. He is a member of the European Film Academy since 2019.

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EUNIC Chicago

EUNIC Chicago provides a space for European cultural institutions to come together, exchange ideas and collaborate on projects. We are dedicated to providing an authentic and meaningful European experience, bringing together the best of European cultures to share with the city of Chicago. By working together, we are able to foster an environment of mutual understanding and appreciation between Europe and the US. We strive to bring new perspectives to the forefront and provide a space for dialogue between cultures.

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Institut français

The Institut français is responsible for France’s international cultural program. Supervised by both the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and by the Ministry of Culture, it promotes French culture abroad through cultural exchange initiatives. Operating in a space where the arts, intellectual exchange, cultural and social innovation, and linguistic partnerships interact and intersect, it is also responsible for promoting the French language and the sharing of works, artists, and ideas all over the world. The Institut français is one of Villa Albertine’s main French partners.

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago works to foster cultural exchanges between the Czech Republic and the United States, and to forge relationships with local cultural and research institutions. 

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