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.