4th PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival – Opening Film

Olga by Elie Grappe will open the PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival which will take place from June 23 – 28, 2022 in Chuncheon-si, South Korea.

The Opening Ceremoy will take place on Thursday June 23, 2022 at the PyeongChang Olympic Medal Plaza (707, Hoenggye-ri, Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do) at 19:30 pm. The ceremony will be host by Kim Gyu-Ri and KIM Ju-Hun. The opening performance will feature Uangel Voice.

Olga by Elie Grappe – Switzerland, France | 2021 – 86 minutes

2013. A 15-year-old gymnast from Ukraine is torn between Switzerland – where she is training for the European Championship in preparation for the Olympics – and Kiev, where her mother works as a journalist, reporting on Euromaidan.​ (PIPFF 2022)


The film was awarded Audience Award and BeTV Award at the 2021 Brussels International Film Festival, Winner in Critics’ Week at 2021 Cannes, Best Actress Award at 2021 Gijón International Film Festival, Best Feature at 2021 Hamburg Film Festival, International Jury Distinction at 2021 War on Screen International Film Festival, and Best Film Award at 2021 Waterloo Historical Film Festival.

About the director:
Born in Lyon in 1994. He graduated the ECAL and his graduation short film distributed in many Int’l festivals. Now he’s settled in Switzerland. Olga was selected for the Semaine de la Critique, Cannes parallel selection.

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