Since 2020, Russia has had a law criminalising the dissemination of “fake” news about COVID-19. In practice, this means that the authorities do not recognise the majority of doctors who died from COVID, in order to downplay the impact of the pandemic to the public and world. Their families are left without money and often without a breadwinner.
Together with the vblagodarnost foundation, we decided to address this injustice and solve 2 tasks - to keep alive the memory of the doctors as heroes ignored by the state (by telling their names) and to raise funds to financially assist their families.
• Budget – 1.5 million rubles, including filming and live promo