In The Rearview


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Film | Documentary | NR | 1h 24m | 2024
International Documentary: Countries of Origin: Poland, France, Ukraine
In a volunteer aid van occupied by multiple generations of civilians, an authentic and intimate observation of the war in Ukraine unfolds. Each passenger is unique in age, origin and circumstance, but alike in where they find themselves — fleeing their homes while huddled together in a cramped back seat. Bound for Poland, the vehicle operates as their shelter, waiting room, hospital and confessional.

Shot almost entirely inside driver/director Maciek Hamela's van, In the Rearview uses "the power of protest through personal filmmaking instead of blunt messaging" ( to create a collective portrait of those most vulnerable in this ongoing geopolitical struggle.