Mustafa

About movie

«Mustafa» (90 minutes, 2016)

19Who is Mustafa Dzhemilev? Political and social activist, according to Wikipedia. But what is the real spirit behind his legendary figure, confident walk and silent smile? Behind of it – the years of confrontation with the Soviet regime: 15 years of imprisonment in prison camps, the world’s longest hunger strike, which lasted 303 days, the struggle for Crimean Tatars return to their homeland in the 90’s and current time, after the temporary occupation of the Crimea by Russia.

Documentary movie “Mustafa” introduces viewers to the life by Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, “immerse” them into his life, presented in the film game scenes, reveals his character through numerous interviews with human rights activists and dissidents in 5 countries. Have a good trip!


Team

Ahmed Sarykhalil

Ahmed Sarykhalil

Director, 33 y.o., Uzbekistan – Crimea – Kyiv

The operator, actor, director. Currently engaged in theater-studio «We» (Kyiv), student of Kiev National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theater, Cinema and Television University. First movie from the list of his creative achievements was the 20-minute «Balm» – movie about his sister Elvira Sarykhalil, Tatar singer. In this project he took a part as cameraman. Also he worked on the film «Crimea Unveiled» (prod. – Olga Morkov) and filmed stories about life of Crimean villages for television. «Mustafa» became the debut full-length movie in the author’s list of creative achievements.

Tamila Tasheva

Tamila Tasheva

Producer

Co-founder and coordinator of the NGO CrimeaSOS, social and human rights activist, producer of musical projects.

Fima Chupakhin

Fima Chupakhin

Pianist, composer and sound producer. Creates music for films. The member of the music projects “Kyla Quinn & Her Boyfriends”, “Kristina Koller Quartet”, the founder of the band “Fima Trio”. Currently he lives in New York.

Vakhtang Kipiani

Vakhtang Kipiani

Ukrainian journalist, essayist, historian. Head-of-Editor in projects “Istorychna pravda” (means “historical truth”) and Museum and Archive of the press.

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