The premier of Ukrainian film “Gogol. The Lost Paradise” (directed by R. Plakhov-Modestov, produced by National Cinemateque of Ukraine) took place as a part of “Gogol week in UNESCO timed to two hundred writer’s anniversary in Paris, in April 1, 2009.
Darren Aronofsky a famous American film producer visited Ukraine this weekend. He presented his new film “Wrestler” and gave the press conference in March 29, 2009 in Ultramarine cinema, Kyiv.
Ukrainian Cinema Foundation has presented the “Festival of Ukrainian Films” in Cologne, Germany. The Festival has taken place in K?lner Filmhaus on 20-24 of March 2009. More than ten the latest Ukrainian movies had been shown within the bounds of this cinema event.
On March 19, 2009 the Ukrainian Government approved a bill №2595 About making alterations in the law of Ukraine On a cinematography (in relation to state supporting of national film production).
The Star Media Production Company has presented its new film “O, Luckyman!” at March, 12 2009. The film’s trailer and some fragments of the release version had been shown as a part of the presentation. The official premier of this film is planned for next month.
The premiere of the long-expected film “Taras Bulba” is coming soon. The official release was rescheduled several times; most recently the November 2008 release was moved forward to spring 2009. It is planed for April, 2 2009 to the 200th Gogol’s anniversary.
Ukraine and German has started a new joint film production. The “You, my joy” is a first feature film by Sergey Loznitsa. Oleg Kohan (SOTA Cinema Group, Ukraine) and Hino Deckert (Deckert Distribution, German) are the producers of the project; Dmitryj Mular is planed to act the leading part in the film.
The pop singer Viktor Pavlik was proposed to play in a new Hollywood thriller “Cyclone”. According to the plot he will act the part of mafioso who arrived in America in the guise of a Ukrainian singer. The action develops in San Francisco near the celebrated shopping mall Powell and Great Canyon. It is known […]
The film “Golod ‘33” (The Famine of ‘33d) by Oles Yanchuk was awarded with The Henri-Langlois First Prize at the Vincennes Film Festival. This International film event took place in February 2, 2009. Its mission is showing old restored films and new films about topical problems of the human history. The previous winners of the […]
The Kyivites have the opportunity to see the last film by Olexander Shapiro on the wide screen. It’s being screened from DVD in Russian with Ukrainian subtitles in some Kyiv’s cinemas since January 29. “The Casting” is another provocative film-experiment of Shapiro.