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Artdocfest Open
Artdocfest Open
The Accidental President
  • 93 min
  • English, Belarusian, Russian
  • English
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An incredible story of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, an ordinary housewife from Belarus. When her husband was arrested for daring to challenge Alexander Lukashenko, the last dictator in Europe, Sviatlana courageously stepped forward. Upon winning the presidential vote in Belarus, chaos ensued, and her life underwent a profound transformation.
Film crew
  • Director:
    Mike Lerner, Martin Herring
  • Screenwriter:
    Mike Lerner, Martin Herring, Colin Moxon
  • Cinematographer:
    Martin Herring
  • Producer:
    Janet Knipe
  • Composer:
    Simon Russell
  • Theme:
  • Film studio:
    Roast Beef Productions
  • Language:
    English, Belarusian, Russian
  • Subtitles:
  • Artdocfest 2024
    Special Prize