“Melody For The Barrel Organ” by Kira Muratova won the main prize of the 18th open festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Baltia and Estonia. This edition of KinoShock Film Festival took place in Anapa on September 13-20.
Pro-TV, Star Media and Film.UA companies founded an association of TV production companies “The Ukrainian Film Industry”. ‘It is a public organization’ Vlad Ryashyn, the director of Star Media accented. Every company that is going to become a member of association should get recommendation of two actual members.
“The Panorama of Ukrainian Cinema” has finished in Munich, Germany. A week long festival of the Ukrainian film was held on September 8-16, 2009. The event was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of fraternal relations between Kyiv and Munich.
“Women Without Men” (Zanan Bedone Mardan) by famous Iran artist Shirin Neshat won the Silver Lion at the 66th Venice Film Festival that ran from 2nd to 12th September 2009 at Venice Lido. Austria, France, Germany and Ukraine took an active part in the film production. Ukraine was presented by producer Oleg Kohan (SOTA Cinema […]
Vitaly Chernetsky: my research focused on the forces at play within Ukraine’s film industry, spotlighting the legacies of Soviet-era policies, the impact of forces of globalization during the postcommunist era, including the politics of dubbing and subtitling foreign-made films, co-production projects with the film industries of other nations, and the representation of Ukrainian cinema on […]
The film about hard living conditions of Ukrainian miners has been shot in Kyiv at the end of August. The shooting was supported by Munich University of cinema and television at the initiative of Darya Onischenko, young Ukrainian film director.
Ukrainian actress and model Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) is going to star in “There Be Dragons”, the film about Opus Dei movement. She will act a part of a young Hungarian woman fighting alongside the Republicans in the International Brigades.
Bogdan Stupka will star in the new autobiographical film of Georgian-French director Otar Iosseliani “Shantrapa” (Riffraff). This is a film about young film director who is trying to find himself in conditions of ideological and commercial censure.
“Melody For A Barrel-Organ” by Kira Miratova will participate in The 34th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film will be presented as part of the Masters programme, which brings audiences new works from the world’s greatest filmmakers. Besides the recent film of Muratova the festival announces works premieres of Lars von Trier, Michael Haneke, […]
Kyiv became a location for one more feature film. Russian film director Igor Kopylov has come to Ukraine’s capital to shoot some episodes for the film in the city. The film scenes are shot in the center of Kyiv on Kchreschatik street and in the Kyiv Exhibiton Hall. Liza Boyarskaya who is famous for her […]