The Distant Barking of Dogs
By Simon Lereng Wilmont and Monica Hellström
Season 32 Episode 7
THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS follows the life of 10-year-old Ukrainian boy Oleg over a year, witnessing the gradual erosion of his innocence beneath the pressures of the on-going war in Eastern Ukraine. Having no other place to go, Oleg and his grandmother Alexandra stay and watch as others leave the village, showing just how crucial — and fragile — family is for survival.