Mstyslav Chernov’s documentary 20 Days in Mariupol has been nominated for an Oscar Academy Award. This is stated in the report of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The film will compete for the title of the best in the feature documentary category. Other contenders in this nomination include: “obi Wine: The People’s President, The Eternal Memory, Four Daughters, To Kill a Tiger.

The 96th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on March 11 at 1 a.m. in Los Angeles.

The film 20 Days in Mariupol is based on footage shot during the outbreak of a full-scale war, when the Russian occupiers besieged the city.

The film was shown at many international film festivals and won numerous awards. For example, the film won the Audience Award at Sundance, the largest independent film festival in the United States. It was also nominated for two British BAFTA Film Awards.