A butterfly-shaped shrapnel found in the body of the pilot of the flight MH17 leads to the identification of the state, responsible for a war crime that has gone unpunished.
“Iron Butterflies” is a hybrid documentary investigating multiple layers around the downing of MH17 in Eastern Ukraine, 2014.
Author and Director –
Andrii Kotliar (Babylon 13, UKR)
David Armati Lechner, Isabelle Bertolone, Trini Götze (Trimafilm)
TV Broadcaster –
Funded by –
Ukrainian Cultural Foundation
Ukrainian State Film Agency
Roman Liubiy, Mila Zhluktenko
Production Design –
Anton Baibakov, Oleksandra Morozova
Ukraine / Germany 2022
Approx. 80 min.