This Rain Will Never Stop takes the audience on a powerful, visually arresting journey through humanity’s endless cycle of war and peace.
In textured black-and-white, we follow 20-year-old Andriy Suleyman as he tries to secure a sustainable future while navigating the human toll of armed conflict. From the Syrian civil war to strife in Ukraine, Andriy’s existence is framed by the seemingly eternal flow of life and death.
This Rain Will Never Stop plays in support of Ukrainian filmmakers as part of 'Stand with DocuDays', a collaboration between One World Media, Guardian Documentaries and Bertha DocHouse, on behalf of Ukraine's DocuDays UA film festival.
Guardian Documantaries are celebrating Ukrainian cinema with a specially curated selection of documentaries watch more here.
Darya Bassel, Head of Industry at the Kyiv-based film festival Docudays UA has written an opinion piece about the role of documentaries at a time of war. Read the article here
50% of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to Docu/Help, the fund set up to support Ukrainian Filmmakers.
ABOUT DOCUDAYS AND DOCU/HELP
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is held annually in the last week of March in Kyiv. The 19th edition of the festival was due to open on March 25th 2022.
As the festival organisers cancelled their planned events, they set up Docu/Help, "a fund to support Ukrainian filmmakers who are documenting the events of the war in Ukraine right now: recording war crimes, filming footage for the international media and for their future films which will later give the world a more in-depth perspective on the situation in our country."
Read more here.