The feature documentary about famous Ukrainian freak cabaret band Dakh Daughters is announced to premiere in 2017. The film is directed by Iryna Stetsenko who is also a sound producer of the band. Numerous musical performances are captured along with the band traveling across many countries in their concert tour.
Today Kyiv will host premiere of a new documentary feature by Vitaliy Mansky known for his North-Korean movie ‘Under The Sun’. The new film titled ‘Ridni’ meaning ‘Kinsfolk’ and tells the stories of families divided by the Russian assault on Ukraine.
The debut feature of Juri Rechinsky (originally titled ‘Sichen-Berezen’) will premiere at Rotterdam Film Festival. This is an Austria-Ukraine co-production with a multinational cast and crew. Starring Dmitry Bogdan, Angela Gregovic, Maria Hofstätter, Vlad Troyitskiy, Larissa Rusnak, Raimund Wallisch, Valery Bassel.
The first Ukrainian fantasy movie has published its official trailer. The story set in Ukrainian Carpathians where a time portal opens when a solar eclipse happens. A boy from nowadays slips into 12th century warfare and faces many challenges. The film is planned for a theatrical release in the Fall 2017. Directed by Yuri Kovalyov. Cinematography by Yuri Korol. Produced by Yehor Olesov & Yuri Prylypko. Original title – Сторожова застава.
An unusual music video from an indie singer/musician Onuka. The video was filmed at Chernobyl Zone during a week-long internship conducted by the singer. As she puts it: ‘The week spent at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is my main summary of the leaving year. Practice at the NPP and a real immersion in the life of people who work at Chernobyl today. It changes the consciousness. Shifts the angle of view from those things that erroneously seem significant and important to global events that are happening here and now. These events are around us but go unnoticed.’
A video and music interpretation by ‘Ot Vinta’ band of a traditional Ukrainian holiday of ‘Mykolay’ and its patron St. Mykola which supposedly corellates with a Western Saint Nicholas / Santa Claus. Cinematography by Dmytro Maksymchuk. Filmed at Rivne Music Theatre.
A new song produced by Svyatoslav Vakarchuk and performed by his protege Khrystyna Soloviy. The music video was shot entirely in Lviv and directed by Andriy Boyar. Cinematography by Taras Mis’kiv. Art direction by Ivan Borysiak.
The first teaser of a new feature 3D animation by Animagrad studio. The movie will be released on March 7th, 2017. Directed by Oleg Malamuzh. Written by Jaroslav Voytseshek.
A new song from a Ukrainian pop performer Tina Karol with a catchy music video from a newbie director Stanislav Morozov. Cinematography by Yaroslav Pilunsky. Art Direction by Sasha Drobot. VFX by Headshot Studio. (Original song title in Ukrainian – ‘Perechekaty‘)
A new video from the veterans of Ukrainian music stage – TNMK band. The track is a part of their new album ‘The Mirror’. Directed by Kadim Tarasov and Viktor Skuratovsky. Produced by Radislav Lukin. Postproduction by Chupacabra.