Sean Penn in Ukraine to shoot a documentary on the Russian invasion

Of Laura Zangarini

The actor had already visited the country last November to film the escalation of tensions with Russia

Camouflage military helmet and bulletproof vest. Sean Penn61, in Ukraine to shoot a documentary oninvasion of Russia. This was confirmed in a press release by Vice Studios, the film’s production company along with Vice World News and Endeavor Content. Thursday 34 February, the star two times Oscar winner for Best Actor in a Leading Role (in 2004 for Mystic River and in 2009 for Milk) appeared at the press conference organized in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, where he collected the testimonies of the government officials on the crisis. The actor last visited Ukraine in November 2021, meeting the country’s army, as evidenced by the shots released at the time by the press service of the operation of the Ukrainian joint forces. Since arriving in the country this week, he has written the magazine NewsweekPenn visited the Office of the President and spoke with Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, as well as with local reporters and members of theUkrainian army. The President’s Office issued a statement through the Ukrainian embassy praising the actor And film director.

The director came specifically to Kiev to record all the events that are currently happening in Ukraine and to tell the world the truth on the Russian invasion of our country, we read in the translation of the declaration. Sean Penn among those who now support Ukraine in Ukraine. Our country grateful for such a show of courage and honest. The statement adds: Sean Penn is demonstrating the courage that many others lacked, particularly some Western politicians. The more people like that – true friends of Ukraine, who support the struggle for freedom – the sooner we can stop this heinous invasion of Russia.

Penn has been the focus of many operations against the war And humanitarian During the years. The Discovery Plus documentary of 2020 Citizen Penn recounted the actor’s efforts in creating the nonprofit Community Organized Relief Effort, also known as COREin response to the earthquakes in Haiti of 2010. Country where CORE has also deployed several teams to fight Covid-19 with tests and vaccines.

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