Shot from a film “the Price of truth”
In Kiev, the lane name by British journalist Gareth Jones. This project today was finally adopted by the Kiev Commission for items.
It was initiated by the creative team of the film “the Price of truth” and the Institute of journalism. The question was promoted by the representatives of the Public movement “Kyiv platform for cultural initiatives”.
The alley is located in the Shevchenko district of Kiev, near the television tower and the Institute of journalism of KNU of Taras Shevchenko, between the streets Dehtiarivska and family khokhlovykh.
The fact that in Kiev immortalized the name of Gareth Jones, is incredible. And this is only part of a larger process. We are proud that our country, our company is involved in the creation of the film Agnieszka Holland. We are proud that more than 100,000 Ukrainian people came to the theaters to watch this difficult movie. And he became part of the new history: Gareth was a printed book, a large-scale exhibition devoted to his personality. Movie and worldwide was a great success: I recall that the world premiere took place at the Berlin film festival in February 2019. And this summer the film was released in France, became the leader of the box office and collected more than half a million dollars. In the United States held the digital release of the project, and we are happy that Mr. Jones for several weeks ranked in the top giants such as Amazon and iTunes. So, thanks to movies, Ukrainian history, Ukrainian experience is committed to a world audience. A big thanks to KSCA for supporting our initiative“, — the film producer Egor Olesov.
Gareth Jones became the first foreign journalist who decided to open to the international community the truth about the events of 1932-1933 in Soviet Ukraine: the Holodomor, strict censorship, conspiracy and mass repression. Historical Thriller “the Price of truth”, the Ukrainian premiere took place on 28 November 2019, it tells the story of journalist Gareth Jones and shows the tragic events in Ukraine through his eyes.
The film “the Price of truth” — a joint production of Poland (Film Produkcja, with the support of Polish Film Institute), Ukraine (Kinorob with the support of the State Agency of Ukraine for the movie) and the UK (Jones Boy Film). The film was shot in Ukraine, Poland and Scotland.
The first country that hosted the theatrical release of the film, became Poland. After rolling in Ukraine the film was shown in cinemas across Bulgaria, Portugal, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and France. In the United States hosted a digital release.
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