Ten films from this program will tell you about Ukraine today. Here you will find big monumental works and close intimate portraits, stories about individuals and places. In the center of cinematographer’s attention lies comprehension of our home, the fight for dignity, understanding of our desires and future. Striking films from striking present.
The National Competition will be screened in 2 programs.
23.08.2019 at 7pm – BECOME YOURSELF
- INT. KITCHEN. NIGHT 5′ Arkadii Nepytaliuk Ukraine 2018
- ABOVE THE STYX 29′ Maria Stoianova Ukraine 2019
- LOVE 13′ Mykyta Lyskov Ukraine 2019
- THE ADULT 17′ Zhanna Ozirna Ukraine 2019
- SOLITUDE 28′ Yelizaveta Smith Ukraine 2019
24.08.2019 at 7pm – ADULT CHILDREN
- DESATURATED 10′ Maryna Stepanska Ukraine 2019
- FACADE COLOUR: BLUE 22′ Oleksiy Radynskyi Ukraine 2019
- PLUS ONE 23′ Myroslava Klochko Ukraine Czech Republic 2019
- MY COSMOS 11′ Natasha Tzeliuba, Yuliia Appen Ukraine 2019
- IN JOY 27′ Maryna Roshchyna Ukraine 2018
More about the Films in National Competition
IN JOY 27′ Maryna Roshchyna Ukraine 2018
Kate is a young lonely mother. She falls in love with a fellow but does not have the courage to tell him that she has a son. As their relationship develops rapidly the revelation becomes more complicated. The choice between her personal life and responsibility for her son arises.
THE ADULT 17′ Zhanna Ozirna Ukraine 2019
Bohdan is turning 18 today and his dad gives him his old Lada car as a birthday present. His buddies from the trade school come visit him in the garage to check out the car. But a simple birthday takes an unexpected turn that forces Bohdan to stand his ground
DESATURATED 10′ Maryna Stepanska Ukraine 2019
A visual comedy about overcoming cliches in cinema and life. A desaturated girl tries to get her colour back, until she meets someone who changes her view of herself and the world around her.
FACADE COLOUR: BLUE 22′ Oleksiy Radynskyi Ukraine 2019
Florian Yuriev is an architect, musician, painter, violin maker, and theorist. Now aged 89, he is compelled to master one more occupation – that of an urban activist. When his architectural opus magnum is threatened by destruction, he stages a fight against the corrupt forces of big capital.
LOVE 13′ Mykyta Lyskov Ukraine 2019
Deep love has finally happened in Ukraine.
MY COSMOS 11′ Natasha Tzeliuba, Yuliia Appen Ukraine 2019
Director returns to her native city and tells a story of her adulting in Cosmos – a neighbourhood in Zaporizhzhia. She tries to define what Cosmos means to her. Is it a self-sufficient universe or traumatic experience, a neighbourhood or sensation?
PLUS ONE 23′ Myroslava Klochko Ukraine Czech Republic 2019
Happy newly married couple Ida and Jura are expecting a child. Ida suddenly finds out that the child will be special. She faces a challenge and she is not sure how Jura will react when he learns the news, nor what life with an extraordinary child will bring.
ABOVE THE STYX 29′ Maria Stoianova Ukraine 2019
Thousands come to the cemetery on Hrobky (Memorial Day) to commemorate their departed relatives, to get blessed, to celebrate life… It’s a wonderful tradition, isn’t it?
SOLITUDE 28′ Yelizaveta Smith Ukraine 2019
The city goes through evacuation because the Second World War’s bomb emerges from the sea after the storm. The theatre is one of evacuations spots, where two protagonists meet each other. Their meeting can change the lives of both.
INT. KITCHEN. NIGHT 5′ Arkadii Nepytaliuk Ukraine 2018
Ukraine. Night. The parents want to accept the homosexuality of their daughter. But the fear takes its toll.