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With the great support of PANTAFLIX Technologies, we - Filmmakers for Ukraine - provide here the opportunity to help people in Ukraine by watching films from and about Ukraine. The revenue generated by the film rental will be donated to the NGO Filmmakers for Refugees and then forwarded directly to people in need in the Ukraine. If you have no time to watch or you want to donate more please paypal us here!

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Las Meninas by Ihor Podolchak Poster

Las Meninas (2008)

Director, Writer, Producer: Ihor Podolchak. Co-director for musical part: Dean Karr. Executive Producer: Ihor Ihnatenko. Associated Producer: Tamara Podolchak. Creative Producer: Ihor Dyurych. Co-producer: Liliya Mlynarych. Cinematographer: Serhiy Mykhalchuk. Music : Oleksandr Shchetynsky. Art Director: Svitlana Makarenko. Main Cast: Mykola Veresen, Lyubov Tymoshevska, Hanna Yarovenko, Dmytro Chernyavsky, Ilona Arsentyeva, Stas Arsentyev, Viktoriya Ulyanchenko, Valeriya Ulyanchenko. Length: 99 min

This film is about what the routine of everyday life can do to the human mind and psyche. It also reflects on the importance of the choices we make and how limited these choices are in the first place.

Fiction, Online

Ukraine

Feature Film

Drama, Psychological

Merry-Go-Round (2017)

Director: Ihor Podolchak. Producers: Maxim Asadchiy, Ihor Dyurych, Sergiy Nedzelskyy. Main Cast: R. Pashkova, L.V., Y. Buynyak, I. Nazarenko, V.Ostapenko, O. Pankratyeva. Cinematographer: Serhiy Mykhalchuk. Music : Oleksandr Shchetynsky. Production Design: Svitlana Makarenko. Consultant: Andriy Taranenko. Length: 5 min

Somnambulistic circus Ribera&Velazquez welcomes everyone to the show “Merry-Go-Round”, where shadows, that escaped the Platonic cave, turn the carousel in the foggy catacombs.

Online

Ukraine

Short

Experimental, Neo-Noir

Delirium (2013)

Director, Producer and Screenwriter: Ihor Podolchak. Main Cast: Volodymyr Khimyak, Lesya Voynevych, Petro Rybka, Olha Horbach, Olha Bakus, Ivan Kostenko, Vasyl Kostenko. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 96 min

A family asks a young psychiatrist to be their guest fora while and help look after their father who’s developeda suicidal fixationfor ropes and knots among otherthings. It is also entirely possible that the mental healthof the guest that is the real cause for concern.

Online

Ukraine

Feature Film

Drama

Fantastic Ukrainians S2 E1 Fashion (2021)

Original Title: Фантастичні українці. Мода Director: Dmytro Kochnev. Producer Katerina Karmalіta. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 87 min

Bella Hadid, Celine Dion, Kendall Jenner and Dua Lipa make not the full llist ofworld-class stars who choose Ukrainian brands from among hundreds or eventhousands of others. The founders and designers of popular Ukrainian brandsof clothing, footwear and accessories will talk about how they managed toshine in the global fashion market and create fashion collaborations withindustry leaders.

Documentary, Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Fashion

A special message from Agnieszka Holland

A special message from Agnieszka Holland about the Online Charity Screenings on FILMMAKERS-FOR-UKRAINE

The world-renowned Polish filmmaker introduces the Charity Screenings in a brief video statement where she talks about the power of Ukrainian cinema and why it is timely to help Ukrainian filmmakers right now

Online

Fantastic Ukrainians S2 E2 Dance (2021)

Original Title: ФАНТАСТИЧНІ УКРАЇНЦІ. ТАНЦІ Director: Dmytro Kochnev. Producer Katerina Karmalіta. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 120 min

First places in international competitions, participation in dance groups of starsof the first magnitude, staging spectacular performances for dance TV shows,which are adored by millions – all this is about modern Ukrainian choreography.For years, Ukrainian dancers and choreographers have transformed the visionof dance in Ukraine and represented the industry far beyond the country.

Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Dance

Atlantis (2019)

Original Title: Атлантида Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych. Writer: Valentyn Vasyanovych. Cast: Andriy Rymaruk, Liudmyla Bileka, Vasyl Antoniak. Producer: Iya Myslytska, Valentyn Vasyanovych, Vladimir Yatsenko. Cinematographer: Valentyn Vasyanovych. Genre: Drama, War. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian, English Subtitles. Length: 108 min

Eastern Ukraine, in the nearest future. A desert unsuitable for human habitation. Sergiy, a former soldier suffering from PTSD, is having trouble adapting to his new reality: a life in pieces, a land in ruins. When the smelter he works at finally shuts down, he finds an unexpected way to cope joining the volunteer Black Tulip mission dedicated to exhuming war corpses. By working alongside Katya, he understands that a better future is possible. Will he learn to live without war and accept himself as he is?

Online

Ukraine

Feature Film

Drama

Fantastic Ukrainians S1 E4 Visual Art (2020 – 2021)

Original Title: ФАНТАСТИЧНІ УКРАЇНЦІ. ВІЗУАЛЬНЕ МИСТЕЦТВО Director: Maksym Deliyergiyev. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 75 min

About the new wave in Ukrainian art, whether it is possible to become a successful artist and make money on art, how to understand contemporary art, and why it is not as difficult as it seems.

Online

Ukraine

Documentary

Visual Art

The War of Chimeras (2017)

Original Title: Війна химер Director: Mariia Starozhytska, Anastasiia Starozhytska. Producer: Sergiy Pudich. Cinematographer: Kyrylo Lazarevych. Genre: Feature length Documentary. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian, English, Ukrainian, Russian Subtitles. Length: 72 min

This strikingly graphic and honest documentary is about the human toll of the ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine that started in 2014 with the annexation of Crimea and was Immediately followed by the Russian occupation of parts of southeastern Ukraine. Director Anastasiia Starozhitska and her boyfriend, Ukrainian soldier Valery Lavrenov, are filming what’s happening to them and sharing their feelings with each other. They are together out of frame, and then in the frame. He volunteered for the front; she went to the place just after the battle. He got into Ilovaysk cauldron, lost his closest brother-soldiers. She, while travelling

Online

Feature-length documentary

War

The Night Express (2019)

Directors: Maryna Artemenko, Oksana Artemenko. Writers: Maryna Artemenko, Oksana Artemenko. Main Cast: Darya Petrozhitska, Andriy Isaenko, Bogdan Buyluk. Producers: Svitlana Solovyova, Mykola Korotkiy, Maryna Artemenko, Oksana Artemenko. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 27 min

On a New Year’s Eve journalist Tanya is setting on a train by her friend, for this removing anotherpassenger. Friend says that Tanya is a surgeon and she’shaving an important surgery tomorrow. Drunklawyer Tolya sit down in the same compartment. Train brakes, suitcase puts down and cuts off Tolya’sfinger. Now Tanya as a surgeon must save Tolya’s life.

Ukraine

Short

Black Comedy

Fantastic Ukrainians – S1 E2 Cinema (2021)

Director: Dmytro Avdeyev. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 75 min

Why do they say that Ukrainian cinema has just learned to walk and went to kindergarten. How a film is made, and why the person responsible for the light is no less important than the director. And also: why comedies collect millions in film distribution, and when Ukraine will receive the first Oscar.

Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Cinema

Liza and her Anthill (2021)

Director: Anastasia Ivaniuk. Writers: Anastasiia Ivaniuk, Anastasiia Vovkova. Main Cast: Anastasiia Ivaniuk, Anastasiia Vovkova. Producer: Anna Pozdnyakova Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian. English Subtitles. Length: 16 min

The young couple, along with their blogger daughter are going on holiday. Due to the couple’s conflict, the daughter gets stuck in the elevator. Will the couple manage to save their daughter without destroying their marriage?

Online

Ukraine

Short

Fantastic Ukrainians – S1 E1 Music

Director: Maksym Deliyergiyev. Subtitles: English. Ukrainian. Length: 75 min

Film 1. Music Alyona alyona, The HARDKISS, ONUKA, DakhaBrakha, Alina Pash, YUKO and others. How the Ukrainian music industry has changed over the last 30 years, where TNMK and Alyona Alyona listened to and found hip-hop, how to become a star in Ukraine today. Details on how the Ukrainian sectors of the popular, rock, hip-hop, electronic and folklore scene are organized

Documentary, Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Music, Portrait

Train Kyiv-War (2020)

Original Title: Поїзд "Київ-Війна" Director: Korney Gritsyuk. Producer: Sergiy Pudich. Cinematographer: Kyrylo Lazarevych. Genre: Feature length Documentary. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian, English, Ukrainian, Russian Subtitles. Length: 72 min

The Train: Kyiv – War” is a full-length documentaryfilm directed by Korniy Gricyuk. The dramaticstory of the Kyiv-Kostyantynivka train, with its passengers` unique fates, pain, mem- ories,secrets, hopes, is a history of today Ukraine.Only 12 hours away from peaceful Kyiv is Kostyantynivka, a small industrial city in the east- ernpart of the country, immediately after which the front begins. This entire timepeople with different characters, social status, political views and beliefs are traveling on the trainside by side. They talk, debate, even quarrel, but speak to each other and go in commondirection. And what`s important, they all want to get

Documentary, Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

War

MAM (2021)

Director: Ganna Gnatenko-Shabaldina. Writer: Ganna Gnatenko-Shabaldina. Starring: Alina Kostyukova, Andriy Isaenko. Producer: Igor Savychenko. Genre: Short, Drama. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian, English Subtitles. Length: 16 min

Vira, the mother of two children, is about to have an emotional breakdown. The so-called careless life with constant bustling around kindergarten and supermarkets is absolutely exhausting. The difficult psychological condition is exacerbated by the chronic absence of a man at home. The daily routine and lack of support become so unbearable that Vira is ready to strangle her own child. Strained to the limit of her resources, Vira stops and tries to find a way out of a difficult life situation.

Fiction, Online

Ukraine

Short

Drama

Q&A with director Simon Lereng Wilmont

The powerful multi-award winning documentary THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS set in Ukraine opened the Online Charity Screenings on July 14. In an exclusive Q&A, filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont talks about the normalization of fear seen through the eyes of a young boy, and the importance to help Ukrainian filmmakers right now

“There are so many amazing film professionals from Ukraine still living and working in their country. Some of them are fighting for Ukraine” says Simon Lereng Wilmont interviewed by Pierpaolo Festa for CREW UNITED “Whatever support there might be – work, moral support or financial support, they need it. Because, in the coming years they will have stories to tell us about what is happening right now. I think this is hugely important. I would strongly urge people to help them in any possible way“.

Online

No Obvious Signs (2018)

Original Titel: Явних проявів немає. Director: Alina Gorlova. Writer: Alina Gorlova. Producer: Maksym Nakonechnyi. Genre: Feature-length documentary. Country: Ukraine. Language: Ukrainian / Russian, English subtitles. Length: 90 min

What is left backstage from the heroic videos of our warriors in Ukraine? What do they have to face, one on one, in peacetime, and where does the war stop? This is the story of a woman who returns from war. Talking to psychologists, battling her PTSD and panic attacks, she tries hard to get back to normal life. The documentary shows her path from the beginning of her rehabilitation until she goes back to work.

Documentary, Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Psychological, Society, War

The Nails (2018)

Original Title: Mıqlar. Director: Ernes Sarykhalil. Writer: Ernes Sarykhalil. Producer: Tamila Tasheva. Starring: Dzhemil Emirsaliiev, Serhii Lihtey, Rustem Emirsaliiev. Genre: Short, Drama. Country: Ukraine. Language: Without. Length: 16 min

On a native home ashes a small boy collects old nails. Having gathered the nails, he goes to his father. On his way, he meets an unfriendly local man. Now the boy has to overcome the hate of the adult to bring nails for the work started by his father.

Fiction, Online

Ukraine

Short

Drama

Mr Pilipenko And His Submarine (2006)

Original title: Herr Pilipenko und sein U-Boot. Director: Jan Hinrik Drevs, René Harder. Writer: Jan Hinrik Drevs, René Harder. Producer: Jens Fintelmann, Thomas Seekamp. Starring: Vladimir PIlipenko. Genre: Feature-length documentary, Portrait. Country: Germany. Language: Ukrainian, English and German subtitles. Length: 90 min

What would you do with a pile of scrap metal, some old spare parts and 30 years to kill in the Ukrainian steppe? Vladimir Pilipenko built a submersible. Life-size. And in the village lake, his submersible worked! But Vladimir has set his sights on something bigger than the local pond. So off he goes. But not before the submersible has undergone rigorous trials, under the fevered gaze of a fascinated village. With trials complete and preparations made, a rickety old grain transporter drags the sub and its creator over steppe and mountains to the Crimean coast. Back in real life

Documentary, Online

Germany

Feature-length documentary

Portrait