Publication date: 21/09/2015
Documentary "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom" produced by Netflix, UkrStream.TV, Afineevsky-Tolmor Production and SPN Production received The Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Chronicling events that unfolded over 93 days in 2013 and 2014, the film witnesses the formation of a new civil rights movement in Ukraine. What started as peaceful student demonstrations supporting European integration morphed into a full-fledged violent revolution calling for the resignation of the nation's president.
Film's director Evgeny Afineevsky thanked the Film Festival team, Thom Powers, TIFF's audience and Ukrainian community of Canada for support and recognizing on his Facebook page: