Journey Inside Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone

Christiaan and Kseniya Welzel ventured into Chernobyl’s exclusion zone on the 27th anniversary of the plant’s nuclear disaster and documented their experience. “Beautiful Ghost: A Filmmaker’s Look at Chernobyl” attempts to capture the location’s eerie beauty and convey the feelings the Welzels felt there. “Yes it’s scary, it’s a little eerie, but at the same time it was very peaceful,” Kseniya says.

30 Years After Chernobyl, Nature Is Thriving: http://on.natgeo.com/236oCVy

Footage available exclusively at Dissolve:
http://dissolve.com/showreels/beautiful-ghost

Read Christiaan and Kseniya’s behind-the-scenes account:
http://ideas.dissolve.com/spotlight/beautiful-ghost-a-filmmakers-look-at-chernobyl

Footage shot by Christiaan Welzel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/christiaanwelzel

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