'The Stronghold' Fantasy Movie Teaser

An official teaser of the first Ukrainian fantasy movie ‘The Stronghold’ (Сторожова застава) released. The upcoming film is scheduled for December 22, 2016 in the theatres. The movie’s story is about a boy traveling back into ancient times where the heroes fight against mythical creatures and black magic. The movie features advanced visual effects done in Ukraine. Directed by Yuri Kovalyov.

Docudays.UA Breaks Through Intellectual Illusions

The 13th International human rights documentary film festival Docudays.UA has opened in Kyiv on March, 25th and will last till April, 1st in the House of Cinema (Saksaganskogo, 6), Kyiv Cinema (Velyka Vasylkivska, 19) and Kinopanorama Cinema (Shota Rustaveli, 19).

This year the audience will see 93 films from 43 countries from all over the world. Some 140 participants, including 60 guests from outside Ukraine will participate in this year’s festival. The festival will feature the works by Oscar laureates, winners of world documentary film festivals and, what’s very exciting, many films by Ukrainian directors.

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7 Docs About Ukrainian Cities

459 cities and towns can be found on the map of Ukraine but very few of them are reflected in the culture and films.  ‘Festival 86’ had launched a competition ‘MyStreetFilmsUkraine’ in order to introduce the city atmosphere, characters and streets to the Ukrainian and foreign audience.

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Ukrainian Box Office In 2015

292 movies have been premiered in Ukrainian cinemas during the period from January 1 to December 27 in year 2015. Additionally, the distributors have released 19 selections of shorts and features. There are some figures about distribution of 216 films and four selections. (more…)