The award-winning Ukrainian documentary “Klitscko” about the boxing champions will be screened in Norwegian cinemas to raise money for Ukraine. Read more about the Klitscko brothers film which screens all over Norway in solidarity with Ukraine.
The two brothers, legendary athletes and former world boxing champions, didn’t sleep for two days of the Russian invasion. Now, they’ve adjusted and stick together to use their international clout to muster international support for Ukraine.
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The proceeds from the screenings in cinemas all over Norway go to refugee aid and are earmarked for war victims in Ukraine. Thus, Norway follows, among others, Germany, where 500 cinemas joined forces and screened the boxing film which was also screened in 600 cinemas in the USA.
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“We understand it’s our land, we understand it’s our future, it’s our freedom,” Vitali explained to CNN. “We’re ready to fight for that, but we need support from (the) whole democratic world.”
“The response of German cinemas to our initiative has been overwhelming,” Cineplex Group CEO Kim Ludolf Koch told German press agency, dpa. “All the major chains and also many independent houses immediately agreed to participate.”
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“It struck me that we could not do less in Norway,” said Jan Vardøen, who runs Frogner Kino in Oslo.
Former world-class athletes Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko are now fighting their toughest battle in the defense of their homeland.
Klitscko Brothers Film Screens in Norway in Solidarity With Ukraine, written by Tor Kjolberg