Director Oleg Sentsov In ‘Severe Danger’ On Day 54 Of Hunger Strike, Filmmakers Call For Putin To Show ‘Human Face’

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Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is in “severe danger” in the eighth week of his hunger strike, according to the European Film Academy. On day 54 of his indefinite hunger strike the European film network has once again called for his immediate release. At their annual meeting during the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival they drafted a letter calling on President Putin and the Russian authorities to “finally show a human face.” Human rights organizations and…