NOT LESS THAN 50 KG

NOT LESS THAN 50 KG by Maryna Artemenko / 2013 / Ukraine / 12` Struggling against social stereotypes, Lesya begins fighting to gain weight.         Genre Comedy Directed by Maryna Artemenko Written by Maryna Artemenko Director of photography Ivan Tymchenko Music by Yaroslav Dzhus Edited by Andrii Dovhyy Produced by Igor Savychenko, Roman Klympush Cast Viktoriya Kylik, …

THE FIRST STEP IN THE CLOUDS

THE FIRST STEP IN THE CLOUDS by Alina Gorlova / 2012 / Ukraine / 15` Three men of different ages whose self-neglected lives resembles a sad existence, come up with their own form of perverted entertainment, peeping on people’s intimate moments in the forest. One day, they find something not anticipated in the woods.     Genre Comedy Directed by …

COMMEMORATION

COMMEMORATION by Iryna Tsilyk / 2012 / Ukraine / 24` Selling the homestead can be painflully difficult. The hero is forced to confront the past when she tries to complete the sale of her grandfather’s house. In the place of her childhood she finds some answers to questions about life.       Genre Drama Directed by Iryna Tsilyk Written …

ALCOHOLIC

ALCOHOLIC by Yulia Hontaruk / 2013 / Ukraine / 30` Alina’s mother gave her up and now she’s forced to live with her aunt, whom she considers vicious; she’s assured her aunt doesn’t love her. The only one who loves Alina is her doll. By luck, she finds an audition for the dance class Vinochok. This is the chance for …

I KNOW YOU

I KNOW YOU by Masha Ponomareva / 2014 / Ukraine / 23` The boring every day life of a single 45 year old lady, tired of her job as a linguist, of fruitless searches for an apartment for her son, of loneliness and the absence of a man’s attention. Her real estate manager friend offers her to do something new …

CAPTIVES

CAPTIVES by Volodymyr Tykhyy / 2015 / Ukraine / USA / 88` The search for a government soldier taken captive on February 20, 2014 in Kyiv takes protester Sashko to the front lines on the East of Ukraine. There he meets Ivan, a Ukrainian volunteer harbouring a secret that could undermine a fragile cease-fire…       Genre Feature documentary / …

FALLEN LEAVES (LYSTOPAD)

FALLEN LEAVES (LYSTOPAD) by Masha Kondakova / 2014 / Ukraine / 21` A 40 year old lonely woman meets a man in the woods near the building where she works as a caretaker. They spend the night together. Early in the morning the police knock at her door. They just found a dead body in the woods.       …

NOT TODAY

NOT TODAY by  Khrystyna Syvolap / 2014 / Ukraine / 18` Grandpa Leo and grandma Christine decide to die on the same day. But Grandpa always finds reasons to postpone the event. Dressed in their Sunday best, they lie down together in the same coffin and wait for death. But everytime, Grandpa Leo finds a reason to wait.       …

TENDERNESS

TENDERNESS by Anastasiya Maksymchuk / 2014 Ukraine / 19` A look at young lovers and their delicate relationship. And about making a hard choice between the life of your lover of the life of an elderly neighbor.         Genre Drama Directed by Anastasiya Maksymchuk Written by Anastasiya Maksymchuk Director of photography Yuri Dunay Music by Prokhor Alekseev Edited …

DIDOCHOK

DIDOCHOK by Volodymyr Tykhyy /2015 / Ukraine / 9` An absurd story reflecting contemporary social problems in Ukraine, told in the century old language of cinema, linking modernity and traditional Soviet socialist realism. Classical imagery imitates an old ideology contradicting the author’s worldview revealing the roots of reality’s distorition in this post-Soviet ambiance showing that cultural, political and economic problems are knotted in …