Ukraine

SIBS_poster

SIBS FILM (2022)

Director: Derek Johnson Produced by: Kaifilms Featuring Associate Producer: Yulia Clack Sill Photography: Andrey Chornomor Length: 17 mins

Yulia and her Brother Andrey opened Sibs, a coffee roasting business in Ukraine. Shortly after establishing the company, they grew their business, opening two coffee shops and empathically touching their community. Now that war has found their country, Sibs takes on a different purpose.

Documentary, Online

Ukraine, USA

Documentary, Short

Society, War

Best Weekend

Best Weekend (2022)

Director: Vlad Klimchuk Screenwriter and Creative Producer: Anastasia Lodkina Producers: Anna Eliseeva, Dmytro Sydorenko Executive Producer: Andriy Ryzvanіuk Associate Producer: Oleksandra Melnyk DOP: Tim Avramchuk Cast: Daria Petrozhytska, Elias Reichert, Jörg Berchtold, Ada Rogovtseva, Irma Vitovska, Alina Cheban, Bogdan Osadchuk, Georgiy Khostikoіev, Nataliia Babenko, Taras Denysiuk, Maksym Devizorov, Oleksandr Rudynskyi, Maksym Kyrychenko, Valerii Morozov Star cameos: VERKA SERDUCHKA & band, alyona alyona, The HARDKISS, Onuka, Artem Pivovarov, Oleksii Durniev Genre: comedy Running time: 95 mins Production companies: FILM UA Group and Your Best Festival LLC, with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency Distribution: FILM.UA Distribution.

A guy from Germany becomes a volunteer at a festival to make the girl organizing this event fall in love with him, but instead he loses the foreign headliner of Atlas Weekend. The guys from Kryvyi Rih have a legendary stag party, but argue like children and fight like adults. A young girl from Odesa is looking for her rocker father she hasn’t seen and idealized for a long 10 years. A career-oriented girl from Lviv arrives for the most important job interview of her life, but her younger brother disrupts absolutely all her plans. This will be the craziest

Fiction, Online

Ukraine

Feature Film

Comedy

Holiday (2018)

Director: Zhanna Maksymenko-Dovhych. Camera: Maksym Rudenko, Serhiy Khodchenko. Sound Directors: Taras Chernysh, Alex Burmitskiy. Composer: Alex Burmitskiy. Editors: Maksym Rudenko, Artem Kobets, Petro Tsymbal. Producers: Oksana Yanishevska, Zhanna Maksymenko-Dovhych. Length: 16 min.

People in a Southern Ukrainian city come out to commemorate an important national holiday. Old and new symbols mix in their quest for identity and common understanding. Despite living on neighboring streets, the distance between them is growing. This is a portrait of people who demonstrated on the main square of a city in a country to which war has returned. The film was shot on Victory day on May 9th in Mykolaiv. The flagship city of Russia’s Imperial and Soviet shipbuilding, the city which during Soviet times was considered completely pro-Russian, suddenly reveals its Ukrainian essence. Discussions, various symbols,

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Ukraine

Documentary, Short

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 for a while and help look after their father who’s developed a suicidal fixation for ropes and knots among other things. It is also entirely possible that the mental healthof the guest that is the real cause for concern.

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Ukraine

Feature Film

Drama

Fantastic Ukrainians S2 E1 Fashion (2021)

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 list of world-class stars who choose Ukrainian brands from among hundreds or even thousands of others. The founders and designers of popular Ukrainian brands of clothing, footwear and accessories will talk about how they managed to shine in the global fashion market and create fashion collaborations with industry leaders.

Documentary, Online

Ukraine

Feature-length documentary

Fashion

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.

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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 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?

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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.

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Ukraine

Short

Drama

Michael Maier helping Ukrainians

On February 26, 2022, Michael Maier flew from Germany to the Romanian – Ukrainian border. Since then, he has helped over 1,000 Ukrainians with accommodation, medicine, food, clothes and transport from Ukraine to Romania, Republic of Moldova and Germany. Michael has also helped orphans. In addition to all the big donations for the orphans, he helped transport orphan children to safe areas. One of Michael’s story is that he helped 24 children and a driver who had left Ukraine to arrive safely in another country. They went from Kyiv to Republic of Moldova and from there to Romania, where they

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Accommodation, Assistance for Refugees, Transport

Germany, Romania, Ukraine

English, German

Children, Volunteers

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.

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Ukraine

Short

Drama