Life Stories

Only five films have been selected by the IOM international jury to be presented at the Global Migration Film Festival 2020*. One of them is Omar and Us, a Turkish film directed by a member of the European Film Academy Maryna Er Gorbach.

"The quarantine made us change almost everything in our business, first and foremost the general approach," says IOM grantee, Artur Kinosian, who is a veteran from Pavlohrad, Dnipro Region.

“We are lucky,” says Ivan Zhydkov, the owner of a meat-processing plant near Sloviansk and an IOM grantee. “Compared to other businesses, we suffered almost no losses during the quarantine. People still need food.