17 : 00 | Santiniketan
Roses: Film Cabaret
Directed by Irena Stetsenko
In collaboration with Alliance Française du Bengale
Documentary | Ukrainian, Russian | 78 Mins
About the Film
“Roses: Film Cabaret” is a cinéma vérité documentary chronicling the journey of Dakh Daughters, a unique cabaret band, from their first show ‘Roses’ to the war-torn backdrop of Donbas. It captures artists facing extreme conditions, exploring the power of creation amidst pain and loss. Through the eyes of female artists, it offers a unique perspective on the Maidan revolution, portraying life as a continuous cabaret where art and motherhood intertwine. The film’s relentless pace and heartfelt performances reveal the profound dedication to their craft, bringing the backstage struggles to the forefront of the stage.