Bring Young Ukrainian Filmmaker to Los Angeles

Marusya Shuvalova is a 12-year-old filmmaker, dancer, swimmer and student who lives with her family outside Kiev, Ukraine. Marusya has written, starred in, edited, produced and co-directed two amazing short docudramas about her daily life as war is waged around her, her family and friends, and her country. It is a child's perspective of life during wartime - thoughtful, intriguing and honest.

The Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival is looking to bring Marusya, her mother, and her younger brother to Los Angeles for screenings of her films at our 17th annual festival in May (free admission for all!), including interaction with audiences, filmmaker learning events, media appearances, and some fun SoCal activities. Donations collected will help pay for travel, lodging, meals, screening expenses, learning experiences, and fun activities.

Thank you for supporting this brave and talented young filmmaker!

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