TIFF: Song of Songs

Rooted in the Yiddish folklore of Sholem Aleichem’s short stories, Eva Neymann’s tender third feature is a delicate and affecting coming-of-age story set in a Ukrainian shtetl at the beginning of the 20th century.

Variety: Netflix Sets Premiere of ‘Winter on Fire’

Netflix will bow its latest original documentary, “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,” from director Evgeny Afineevsky, on Oct. 9 for streaming members worldwide. The film covers the unrest in Ukraine over 93 days in 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of […]

IREX: The Politics of Film Production And Film Distribution In Ukraine

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 […]