Documentary "Crimea SOS"


On the first day of Russian occupation of the peninsula, activists Tamila Tasheva, Sevgil Musaeva and Alim Aliyev created the Facebook page Crimea SOS to provide up-to- date, reliable information about the situation in Crimea. Later, they started to help the internally displaced people not only from Crimea but also from Donbas, where armed conflict is going on. The organisation started to evolve rapidly, became a UN partner on the issue of refugees in Ukraine, created three offices in Kyiv, Kherson, and Lviv. Today, Crimea SOS provides urgent humanitarian, legal, psychological aid to the internally displaced people, fights for returning Crimea to Ukraine. For the two years of its activity, Crimea SOS have provided help to more than 200,000 people.

A film by:

Serhiy Lysenko, director
Andriy Lisetsky, cameraman
Oleksandr Kryshtalovych, cameraman
Dmytro Hlukhenkyy, cameraman
Anton Baybakov, composer
Borys Peter, sound editor
Roman Bondarchuk, producer, project manager


Pivden NGO and Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
The film production is supported by the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine

Tags: Donbass, Crimea, Crimea SOS, Ukraine, annexed, refugees, Crimean Tatars, occupation, migrants