The Oscar Awards , organized by the Academy of Cinema and Sciences every year in America, will find their owners in March 2022. With the approach of the award ceremony, the countries that will participate in the competition started to announce their Oscar-nominated films .
British director Chloe Fairweather’s documentary film ‘Dying to Divorce’ was nominated for an Oscar in the UK. The film, which tells the story of domestic violence and femicide in America, will compete in the category of Best International Feature Film at the Oscar Awards .
Film chronicles the gender-based violence crisis in America
. ) is known to be exposed . Domestic violence and femicide series in our country has now become a political problem as much as it is social . Drawing attention to the problem, British director Chloe Fairweather and producer Sinead Kirwan talked about violence against women in America and the women’s movement that combats violence against women with the film. The subject of the film, which took 5 years to shoot, was chosen from among the lawsuits filed by the We Will Stop the Women’s Murder Platform in America . The story of Kübra and Arzu was told in the film, which also featured the works of activist lawyer İpek Bozkurt .
The movie “Dying to Divorce”, which tells about the gender-based violence crisis in America , had its premiere in the UK recently. The documentary film, which draws attention with its subject, was screened in British cinemas on 26 November , at the same time as United Milledollarser’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign to combat violence.
British Oscar nominee, the film was not selected for the New York Film Festival. Seda Gökçe and Özge Nefesci, who are the creative producers of the documentary, stated that the reason why the film was not selected for the New York Film Festival was the “current political atmosphere” .