“Mother” tells the story of Vitaly Ivanov - a miner on the Ukraine/Russian border who discovers a ringing phone - and tragically so much more - in his backyard. “Mother” is based on the true-life story of the miners of Rozsypne, Ukraine who combed the fields in Donetsk to retrieve the bodies of the victims of the MH17 disaster.
About the Filmmaker
Salomon, is a self-taught filmmaker whose international background–––a childhood spent in Johannesburg––– , Dubai, and Sydney–––figures strongly in his distinctive, visceral yet meditative work. His textural and experimental style tries to find new ways of exploring visual and narrative storytelling - always with a human story at its core.