MARCH 3, 2023 | 7pm - MARCH 7, 2023 | MIDNIGHT
ABOUT THE SHOW
In this war-worn and impoverished corner of Eastern Ukraine where addiction casts a long shadow, there sits a safe haven for children temporarily removed from their parents.A House Made of Splintersfollows three kids awaiting their fate: will they go back or move on to a new home, while as a group of dedicated social-workers create small moments of joy and respite from childhoods all but lost.Filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont returns with a follow-up to his acclaimed first feature,The Distant Barking ofDogs, offering a unique look into how the long-term consequences of war on a society already under strain impacts the most vulnerable. His is a poignant and deeply intimate portrait of a remarkable way station filled with care, support, and trust for a group of kids who are in desperate need of more.
A House Made of Splinters is a 2023 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature Film.
The screening will be followed by a conversation with director Simon Lereng Wilmont.
Viewing instructions will be sent to the provided email just prior to the scheduled start time. The film will be available until midnight, Sunday, March 5.