On March 25, 2015, Film at the Institute presented a documentary “Crimea Unveiled.” The screening was followed by a Q&A session featuring film director Olga Morkova and USA Representative of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Adviser to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations on Indigenous Matters Member of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars, Ayla Bakkalli.
Olga Morkova is a young filmmaker from Ukraine. She received her degree in human rights law from the American University in DC which she did as a Fulbright student in 2012-2013. In 2014 she worked with the UN Refugee Agency addressing the displacement from Crimea. During her work Olga met a displaced Crimean Tatar artist who inspired her to shoot the film Crimea Unveiled, featuring his story of the displacement.