“The director came to Kiev especially to film all the events that are currently unfolding…”
He has always been a committed actor, ready to defend the causes that are close to his heart. And this time Sean Penn is squarely on the ground in Ukraine filming a documentary about Russia’s ongoing invasion, Vice Studios has announced.
The Oscar-winning star appeared at a Thursday press briefing in Kyiv, where he joined media to listen to various government officials deliver the latest briefing on the ongoing crisis in the country. In a statement issued by the President’s office through the Embassy of Ukraine, it was confirmed that Sean Penn was well in the country “to record all the events that are currently happening” with the aim of letting the world know what is happening there.
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“The director came to Kyiv especially to film all the events currently taking place in Ukraine and to tell the world the truth about Russia’s invasion of our countryexplains the embassy (via Variety).Sean Penn is among those supporting Ukraine in Ukraine today. Our country is grateful to him for such a display of courage and honesty. Sean Penn displays a bravery that has been lacking in many others, including some Western politicians. The more people like this – true friends of Ukraine, who support the struggle for freedom – the sooner we can stop this heinous invasion by Russiae.”