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AIAS Film Screening: Khaytarma

AIAS Film Screening, Khaytarma (ХАЙТАРМА), by Akhtem Seitablaev (2013), at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies.

Info about event


Sunday 10 July 2022,  at 17:00 - 19:00


AIAS Lounge

The film tells about the tragic date in the history of the Crimean Tatar people — May 18, 1944 — Stalin’s deportation of the Crimean Tatars. The plot of the film — a pilot, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Amethan Sultan. In May 1944, a year after liberation of Sevastopol, Amethan goes on vacation to his native town Alupka. On May 18 his eyes witness the beginning of the deportation of the Crimean Tatars.

Watch the trailer here. 


  • Introduction by Elmira Muratova, AUFF Ukraine Research fellow at AIAS
  • Film screening
  • Discussion


The film screening is open to all by prior registration via email to organizer Laure Guirguis, laureguirguis@aias.au.dk.


Laure Guiguis, AIAS Fellow

Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, AIAS
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B
DK-8000 Aarhus C