We are so different and so similar at the same time. Every day we hurry somewhere, wander the streets, call relatives and report the consequences of the totalitarian past.
On October 21, as part of the Days of Germany in Ukraine, we will show the best Ukrainian and German short films about the life, adventures and madness of big cities.
The partner – GIZ Ukraine
Enter Through The Balcony is a short documentary about makeshift balconies in Ukraine. The film explores the balcony as an informal architectural form that is uniquely Ukrainian. It is a journey through the decades, examining both balconies and their owners in cities across Ukraine.
The physical remnants of the Soviet past are ingrained into the DNA of Dnipro, Ukraine. On the surface, it is a story about the city’s forgotten constructions, but just like they linger on its horizon, so do the relics of the Soviet mentality remain at the center of our collective consciousness.
A visual comedy about overcoming cliches incinema 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.
Urbanized and disintegrated, people make phone calls to re-establish the connection.
Deep love has finally happened in Ukraine.
ASCONA shows a place that seems to have fallen out of time, that has not changed since the 1950s but still exists. A miniature golf course becomes a social analysis analogy.
The short movie win-win is a quick excerpt from the everyday madness of a big city like Berlin.
Strange characters, an overmotivated parking space supervisor and a group of poorly
prepared, self-overestimating bank robbers meet.
Imagine that our world can become a toy in audience eyes. Slowly the city and it habitats
transform into a miniature world. This is a story of one day in miniature Berlin, the creation of
humanity. Feel the symphony of the city.
Soviet Union died thirty years ago but the ghost of its totalitarian past lives on, most prominently
in the very landscape of the country. The brutal architecture of soviet modernism remains in
many cities in Ukraine, visually manifesting the bygone ideology of another era.
It’s a wonderful representation of Kyiv’s eclectic architectural beauty. Unfortunately we might be
seeing the last of some of these outstanding buildings.
This short video present our project of the tower block conversion. It demonstrates our interpretation of the current trend of reconstructing prefabricated housing stock.