The film of the independent short films project Assholes. Arabesques “Dead-Way” by Ivan Timshin was awarded at the 5th Batumi International Art House Film Festival (Georgia). The short got the Jury Special mention in the Young Filmmakers Competition Section.
French young film director Benedict Banet has come to Ukraine to make a documentary about the famine of 1932 – 1933 and the destruction of Ukrainian intelligentsia in the 30’s of last century.
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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed the changes in the law “About cinematography” and some laws about state support of the domestic films.
Ukraine, Germany, Belarus and Russia are going to shoot the feature about Chernobyl disaster. The film called “On Saturday” would be directed by famous Russian scriptwriter and director Alexander Mindadze (Parade of Planets (1984), Plymbum or Dangerous Game (1986), Time of the Dancer (1997), Space as a Premonition (2005).
Otar Ioseliany has finished the shooting period of the his recent film “Shantrapa” (The Riffraff), where Bohdan Stupka stars. The film is a co-production of Georgia, Ukraine and France. Producers of the film are Oleh Kohan (SOTA Cinema Group, Ukraine) and Martine Marignac (Pierre Grise Productions, France). The shooting were held in Georgia and France.
The movie titled ‘Embrace Me’ was commissioned by UNICEF and MTV Staying Alive foundation. This Anti-AIDS social movie is an initiative aimed at raising the public attention toward AIDS epidemic situation in Ukraine. The country is leading in Europe as for the speed of HIV/AIDS affected population growth. The film is produced by Oleksandr Shcherbyna […]
The 39th Molodist International Film Festival finished at the “Kyiv” cinema with the award ceremony and screening of “John Rabe” by Florian Gallenberger on Sunday. The festival ran from October 24 till November 1 in the capital of Ukraine. About 250 films were shown in three competition programs. Beside that, the audience of the festival […]
The film “Rejection” (Ottorzhenie) by a young Ukrainian filmmaker Volodymyr Lert was demonstrated within at the Molodist Film Festival. The movie took part in the main competition program among full-lenght films. “The Rejection” is the only feature film that represented Ukraine in the contest.
The 39th edition of “Molodist” Film Festival (October 24-November 1) opened with a screening of Ian Counen’s “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky”. The opening ceremony was hosted by famous actress Olga Kurylenko and president of the festival Andriy Khalpakhchi. The inauguration of the festival in Kyiv cinema was hosted by world famous French actress Catherine […]