Ukraine At Cannes Film Festival 2009

The 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival will be held from May 13 to May 24, 2009. This is the second time when Ukraine will be presented on Festival with own exhibition hall on Festival Film Market. Firstly Ukraine actively participated in 2008.

Promotion of domestic cinema on the Cannes Film Festival is one of the most important steps to implementation the Ukrainian Cinema Foundation’s (UCF) and Nemiroff Company’s program. Popularization and distribution of Ukrainian films is the main purpose of the program.

This year Ukraine will be presented on the Cannes Film Market with three films: Maryna Kondratjeva’s debut “When I wake up”, “The Day Of Won” dir. Valeryj Yamburskyj,  the presentation of  trailer to film “The Tearing Away”. by Volodymyr Lert.

There will be also held the presentation of “Molodist” International Film Festival, Ukrainian animation program and debuts of Dovzhenko Film Studio in Ukrainian exhibition hall during the Festival.  The UCF published “The Ukrainian Films 2008-2009” catalogue special for spreading it on the Film Market.