The Flight 2022 (trailer)

5 min.

Filmmaker: Anna Sarukhanova

The Flight 2022 (trailer)


After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, many Russians who openly opposed the regime fled to other countries. More than 30,000 have found themselves in Georgia as they sought to avoid political pressure and sanctions. Their arrival, however, has not been universally welcomed as Russia occupies 20 percent of their host country's territory. 

Mitya, a young Russian activist, provides insight into a newly formed Russian community in the Georgian capital that is trying to establish itself during these uncertain times. Mitya and his friends have to prove they are victims of the Russian government, not aggressors... 

This film was produced in the framework of Chai Khana Fellowship program - Spring 2022