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Plaque to Larisa Shepitko

    Larisa Efimovna Shepitko (b. Artemovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, 1938 – d. 1979, Kalinin Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) was a Ukrainian Soviet film director, screenwriter and actress. Shepitko was born in Artemovsk, a town in Eastern Ukraine now known as Bakhmut. In 1954, she graduated high school in Lviv. Shepitko moved to Moscow when she was sixteen, entering the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography as a student of Alexander Dovzhenko. Larisa Shepitko won four awards for her 1977 film The Ascent at the Berlin International Film Festival.

    Address : Pavla Kovzhuna St, 8, Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, 79000

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