V International Film Festival took place in Sevastopol in July 19-24, 2009. This year the panorama of the new Ukrainian and Russian cinema was widely introduced in the program. The children program and the films devoted to the 200th anniversary of N. Gogol were also presented at the Festival.
The premiere of a film about Chernobyl disaster took place in Havana. “Chernobyl In Us” is a documentary that was made by Daisy Gomez, Cuban TV journalist. It is a film about conditions and consequences of the disaster and also about the victims’ treatment on Cuba.
The shooting period of a new film by Sergey Loznitsa is being held in Ukraine during this summer. “You, My Joy” is a first feature film by Sergey Loznitsa. Earlier he was famous for his documentary works.
Star Media Film Production has started shooting a new TV series “Trap” since July,12. Film is produced by Larysa Zhuravskaya and Vlad Riashyn. Daniil Stakhov, Darja Moroz, Olga Polakova star in the film.
The comedy “Bruno,” starring British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, will not be shown in Ukrainian cinemas. The movie was scheduled to premiere on July 23, but the The Ukrainian Culture and Tourism Ministry decided to ban the distribution and demonstration of the film in the country.
Ukrainian singer Ruslana was invited by CCTV Chinese TV Company to act in the film about the culture of European countries. The represents of the CCTV Company came to Ukraine to negotiate about shooting the film with Dovzhenko National Film Studio collaboration and asked the singer to take part in the shooting.
The International children film festival “Artek” has been held in Crimea during last week. In the course of the festival week, about 3,500 young spectators in Artek from seven countries of the world, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, the United States, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, managed to watch over 25 new films from 15 countries, shot for […]
“Melody For a Barrel Organ” by Kira Muratova became the award winner in four nominations on the XXXI Moscow International Film Festival, no matter it didn’t get the main prix. The film got “Silver George for Best Actress” for Lena Kostyuk who acted the leading part in the film, FIPRESCI Prize, International Federation of Film […]
The 31st Moscow International Film Festival will be held since June 19 till 28, 2009. Ukraine will be presented with a new film by Kira Muratova ‘The Melody For Barrel Organ’. The film experts have appreciated highly this film and nominated it as the most probable pretender to “The St. George” statuette, the main prize […]
The Film.Ua Production has acquired the rights for the adaptation of “Outrageous Fortune” in the CIS territory. This New Zealand television comedy-drama series, created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang took on all over the world for today.