Jury Chaščavacki

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Jury Chaščavacki, also spelled Yury Khashchavatski[1] (Belarusian: Юры Хашчавацкi, Russian: Юрий Иосифович Хащеватский) (born 18 October 1947 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a Belarusian film director and scenarist, known for his films Kavkazkie plenniki, Bahi Siarpa i Molata, Aranzhavyja Kamizelki, Dazhyts da lubovi and Obyknovennyj prezident.

Life[edit]

In 2002, he was arrested following participation in a protest of the Belarusian government. He spent 10 days in jail. He claimed he spent the time in jail giving lectures to other inmates about documentary film techniques.[2][3]

During the 2020 Belarusian protests he became a member of the Coordination Council of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.[4]

Film Director[edit]

  • Ploshcha (Kalinovski Square, 2007)
  • Oleg Popov - Der Sonnenclown (2003) (TV)
  • Kavkazkie plenniki (A Prisoner in the Caucasus, 2002)
  • Obyknovennyj prezident (An Ordinary President, 1996)
  • Russkoye stchastye (Russian Luck, 1992)
  • Zdes byl Krylov (1987)

Writer[edit]

  • Ploshcha (Kalinovski Square, 2007)
  • Kavkazkie plenniki (A Prisoner in the Caucasus, 2002)
  • Obyknovennyj prezident (An Ordinary President, 1996)

Awards[edit]

  • 1998 - Nestor Almendros Award for Obyknovennyj prezident (1996) at Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
  • 2002 - Honorable Mention for Kavkazkie plenniki (2002) at Dok Leipzig

References[edit]

  1. ^ This is the spelling used in the English subtitles of his documentary Kalinovski Square, see google video
  2. ^ "One Of 'Bravest Opponents' Of Belarusian Regime Thinks Of Everyone But Himself - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2010". Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  3. ^ "BELARUS: REPORTERS SUFFER IN AFTERMATH OF PROTEST MARCH. | Goliath Business News IPR Strategic Business Information Database - May 7, 2002". Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  4. ^ https://rada.vision/chleny-soveta

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