Mountains and Heaven in Between
During the global coronavirus pandemic, when the entire world comes to a halt, the inhabitants of a remote mountain village in western Ukraine continue living life to the fullest. Only a local team of paramedics knows what's really going on.
Dmytro Hreshko was born in a small village in Transcarpathia, in western Ukraine. He has been studying and shooting documentaries since 2019. He completed summer courses in directing at "Skalka 2019", a film school in Uzhgorod, and graduated from the Kharkiv Academy of Visual Arts’ (AVA) documentary film course, under the curators Lyubov Durakova and Alisa Kovalenko. The following year he attended the Indie Lab 2020 School of Documentary Film in Kyiv, curated by Dmytro Tyazhlov and Ella Shtyka. He is active as an organizer for the Transcarpathian Film Commission concerning the development of cinematography in Transcarpathia, and as a co-founder and program coordinator of the Carpathian Mountain International Film Festival (CMIFF) in Uzhgorod.