Rimma Zyubina will talk about her recent leading role in the film “The Nest of the Turtledove” (2016) where she played Daryna, a Ukrainian woman returning home after several years of working illegally in Italy. The talk will explore a wide range of complex issues around immigration and gender, as well as the ways migration affects both the family and society more generally.
Rimma Zyubina is a Ukrainian theatre and film actress and was an active participant in the Revolution of Dignity in 2013-2014. She twice won the most prestigious theatrical prize in Ukraine “Kyiv Pectoral” (1993) for her roles as Sonya in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” and as Tanya in Hlovatsky’s “The Fourth Sister” (2007).
In 2016, at the 65th International Film Festival in Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany, she received a “Special Award” for her unrivalled performance in the role of Daryna in “The Nest of the Turtledove” directed by Taras Tkachenko. In 2017 she won the best female role award at the 25th International Film Festival in Varna, Bulgaria. Rimma has played more than 50 roles in the theatre and 90 roles in films.
The members of the audience will have a unique chance to win three consultations with leading specialists of the firm in major areas of law: immigration, commercial, employment and family law.