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US in the World Series | May 9: Film Screening “Ukrainians in Exile” with director Janek Ambros

May 3, 2024

Join us Thursday, May 9 for a U.S. in the World Lecture Series film screening and Q&A with Janek Ambros, award-winning director and producer of the documentary “Ukrayintsi u Vyhnanni” (Ukrainians in Exile).

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Janek Ambros

Title: Film screening: “Ukrainians in Exile”
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Allen Auditorium, University of Washington in Seattle

This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsors: The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Center for Global Studies, and U.S. in the World Lecture Series at the University of Washington

About the speaker
Janek Ambros’  films as a writer/director include the psychedelic comedy Mondo Hollywoodland (2019), Imminent Threat (2015) a documentary on the War on Terror’s impact on civil liberties which was executive produced by Oscar Nominated James Cromwell, and Ukrainians in Exile (2024), a short documentary on the Ukraine refugee crisis executive produced by Oscar winner Janusz Kaminski. As a producer, his films have won awards at Venice and Sundance, including the Sundance Grand Jury Prize in 2024 for In the Summers (2024) and have been nominated for the Indie Spirit and GLAAD awards. He founded Assembly Line Entertainment in 2012, a development, producing and financing company.

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