XVI INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
22–30
March 2019
Two Ukrainian Films Win Grants at Global Short Docs Forum
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09 April 2019
Two Ukrainian Films Win Grants at Global Short Docs Forum
This year’s Docudays UA festival hosted a unique workshop for short film creators, titled Global Short Docs Forum, organized by One World Media
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09 April 2019
Thank you all for Docudays UA-2019!
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08 April 2019
Thank you all for Docudays UA-2019!
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08 April 2019
March 29 and 30: Audience Days at Docudays UA
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28 March 2019
March 29 and 30: Audience Days at Docudays UA
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28 March 2019
The Winners of Docudays UA-2019
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28 March 2019
The Winners of Docudays UA-2019
On March 28, the festival award ceremony was held in IZONE
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28 March 2019
March 28: what to attend on this day
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27 March 2019
March 28: what to attend on this day
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27 March 2019
Audrius Stonys: ‘Time is above all’
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26 March 2019
Audrius Stonys: ‘Time is above all’
his year’s DOCU/BEST collection of the world-renowned documentary films includes Bridges of Time, which is the result of a cooperation between Latvian filmmaker Kristīne Briede and the Lithuanian master of poetic cinema Audrius Stonys
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26 March 2019
March 27: what to attend on this day
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26 March 2019
March 27: what to attend on this day
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26 March 2019
Between two cults: The true chronicle
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26 March 2019
Between two cults: The true chronicle
This year’s retrospective program at DOCUDAYS UA is dedicated to the well-known Ukrainian documentary filmmaker and director of photography Oleksandr Koval
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26 March 2019
March 26: what to attend on this day
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25 March 2019
March 26: what to attend on this day
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25 March 2019
IRAN. PRIVATE: Creating a portrait of reality?
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24 March 2019
IRAN. PRIVATE: Creating a portrait of reality?
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24 March 2019
Qutaiba Barhamji: “If you want to be famous, don’t become film editor…
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24 March 2019
Qutaiba Barhamji: “If you want to be famous, don’t become film editors”
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24 March 2019
March 25: what attend on this day
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24 March 2019
March 25: what attend on this day
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24 March 2019
Alissa Simon: “Film today can reach places which it couldn’t reach be…
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24 March 2019
Alissa Simon: “Film today can reach places which it couldn’t reach before”
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24 March 2019
Into the Beautiful New World. Please Welcome the Festival’s Closing F…
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24 March 2019
Into the Beautiful New World. Please Welcome the Festival’s Closing Film!
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24 March 2019
March 24: what to attend on this day
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23 March 2019
March 24: what to attend on this day
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23 March 2019
DOCU/YOUNG: Fear and loneliness in front of the webcam
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23 March 2019
DOCU/YOUNG: Fear and loneliness in front of the webcam
DOCU/YOUNG program comprises films dedicated to growing up in the modern world
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23 March 2019
Sonata Žalneravičiūtė: 'A cinema is not just a building'
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23 March 2019
Sonata Žalneravičiūtė: 'A cinema is not just a building'
This year’s jury for the international feature-length competition DOCU/WORLD will include the Lithuanian film critic and curator Sonata Žalneravičiūtė, who has firsthand experience in defending cinemas
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23 March 2019
DOCU/BEST: About family and war, about the earthly and the heavenly
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23 March 2019
DOCU/BEST: About family and war, about the earthly and the heavenly
These films contemplate how documentary cinema can even accomplish all these incredibly different tasks: to simultaneously serve as a living memory, as a time machine, as a tool for learning about humanity, and as something that connects the material and the spiritual world
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23 March 2019
23 March: what to attend on this day
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22 March 2019
23 March: what to attend on this day
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22 March 2019
Docudays UA 2019 Awards!
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22 March 2019
Docudays UA 2019 Awards!
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22 March 2019
OPENING FILM: Aric Toler: “Evidence from open online sources is espec…
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21 March 2019
OPENING FILM: Aric Toler: “Evidence from open online sources is especially convincing”
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21 March 2019
Hits are back! The Distant Barking of Dogs at the Festival
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21 March 2019
Hits are back! The Distant Barking of Dogs at the Festival
After the screening, the audience will have an opportunity to talk to the director
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21 March 2019
Audience Days at the Festival!
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20 March 2019
Audience Days at the Festival!
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20 March 2019
DOCU/PRO: Add friend?
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20 March 2019
DOCU/PRO: Add friend?
The industrial platform at Docudays UA serves as a platform for meetings among cinematographers from across the world
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20 March 2019
The Festival's Editions of the Docudays UA-2019
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20 March 2019
The Festival's Editions of the Docudays UA-2019
Download. Look. Choose.
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20 March 2019
B2B Doc: Producers Meet Producers at the Festival!
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19 March 2019
B2B Doc: Producers Meet Producers at the Festival!
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19 March 2019
Current Time Presents: Documentary Story about an Intuitive Football …
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19 March 2019
Current Time Presents: Documentary Story about an Intuitive Football Coach
The Coach, is the special event at Docudays UA
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19 March 2019
Six Major Films by Oleksandr Koval at Docudays UA
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18 March 2019
Six Major Films by Oleksandr Koval at Docudays UA
It is our pleasure to present the retrospective of the Ukrainian documentary classic, jointly with the Dovzhenko Center
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18 March 2019
Morning Meetings at Docudays UA!
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18 March 2019
Morning Meetings at Docudays UA!
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18 March 2019
IRAN. PRIVATE. Within One Life, One Country
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15 March 2019
IRAN. PRIVATE. Within One Life, One Country
Program coordinator Olha Birzul used the opportunity to make a special program of contemporary Iranian documentaries
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15 March 2019
VR CINEMA: Three-Dimensional Experiences
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15 March 2019
VR CINEMA: Three-Dimensional Experiences
With VR CINEMA projects at our festival, we will have a chance to think about about the opportunities which virtual reality technology opens for documentary filmmaking
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15 March 2019
Meet the Famous Mentors of the GSDF Who Are Going to Visit Docudays U…
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14 March 2019
Meet the Famous Mentors of the GSDF Who Are Going to Visit Docudays UA
During a 4-day workshop, 16 selected participants will learn from prominent industry experts at the Global Short Docs Forum
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14 March 2019
System error. Reboot the borders?
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14 March 2019
System error. Reboot the borders?
This year’s DOCUDAYS UA features a special screening of the new documentary The Border Fence by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, the Austrian documentary master
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14 March 2019
DOCU/CLASS: Truth of Digital Life
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13 March 2019
DOCU/CLASS: Truth of Digital Life
About workshops and cinema discussions at Docudays UA-2019
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13 March 2019
StereOrpheo at the Docudays UA Closing Ceremony!
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12 March 2019
StereOrpheo at the Docudays UA Closing Ceremony!
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12 March 2019
The Films Nominated for the 'Rights Now!' Award
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11 March 2019
The Films Nominated for the 'Rights Now!' Award
Meet the films which have been nominated for the special Festival award Rights Now!
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11 March 2019
CHANGE IT! Impact Lab for Activists & Doc Makers
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11 March 2019
CHANGE IT! Impact Lab for Activists & Doc Makers
During the festival we will show three films and organise three workshops where representatives of impact campaigns will share their own experiences of using documentaries, social media and film promotion in social media as effective agents of change
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11 March 2019
Reboot: What Don’t We Know about Our Rights in the Digital Age?
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11 March 2019
Reboot: What Don’t We Know about Our Rights in the Digital Age?
About the RIGHTS NOW! events!
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11 March 2019
DOCU/YOUNG: Love in the Digital Age
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08 March 2019
DOCU/YOUNG: Love in the Digital Age
Meet the films of the DOCU/YOUNG program!
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08 March 2019
Have Time for Everything: Docudays UA at 15 Festival Locations!
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07 March 2019
Have Time for Everything: Docudays UA at 15 Festival Locations!
The 16th Docudays UA starts in exactly two weeks!
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07 March 2019
DOCU/ART: The Territory of the Gifts
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06 March 2019
DOCU/ART: The Territory of the Gifts
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06 March 2019
Please Welcome: The Opening Film of the Festival!
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05 March 2019
Please Welcome: The Opening Film of the Festival!
This year, the Docudays UA Festival will open with the film Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World
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05 March 2019
The CIVIL PITCH Experience: Creating Civil Activism Films
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05 March 2019
The CIVIL PITCH Experience: Creating Civil Activism Films
The Participants of “CIVIL PITCH: Civil Activism Films” have been working on their short documentaries over the last year.
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05 March 2019
NATINONAL GEOGRAPHIES: On Arts and War
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04 March 2019
NATINONAL GEOGRAPHIES: On Arts and War
This program comprises documentary images from different cities of Ukraine that are combined in a virtual cinema map
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04 March 2019
Ukrainian Doc Preview: What’s Up Next in Ukrainian Documentary Filmma…
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01 March 2019
Ukrainian Doc Preview: What’s Up Next in Ukrainian Documentary Filmmaking
Seven projects have been selected to feature at the Doc Preview!
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01 March 2019
DOCU/WORLD: From Documentary Blockbusters to Family Dramas
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01 March 2019
DOCU/WORLD: From Documentary Blockbusters to Family Dramas
International feature competition Docudays UA
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01 March 2019
Meet the Student Jury of Docudays UA!
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28 February 2019
Meet the Student Jury of Docudays UA!
We’re happy to introduce you to our five jurors who will choose their favorite film from all the competition programs
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28 February 2019
Change-Making Cinema: Presenting Unique Civil Activism Films
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28 February 2019
Change-Making Cinema: Presenting Unique Civil Activism Films
On March 23rd, the “Zhovten” cinema hall will host the presentation of the winning films from “CIVIL PITCH: Civil Activism Films”.
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28 February 2019
Fighting for Cinemas
DOCU/BLOG
27 February 2019
Fighting for Cinemas
We invite everyone to the discussion about how activists reclaim public spaces in different ways.
DOCU/BLOG
27 February 2019
Meet “Living Books” at Docudays UA
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27 February 2019
Meet “Living Books” at Docudays UA
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27 February 2019
DOCU/UKRAINE: In Search of Lost Time
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26 February 2019
DOCU/UKRAINE: In Search of Lost Time
We present the Ukrainian documentary competition!
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26 February 2019
Fairytale British Band Penelope Isles during Docudays UA
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26 February 2019
Fairytale British Band Penelope Isles during Docudays UA
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26 February 2019
DOCU/SHORT: Another Dimension
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22 February 2019
DOCU/SHORT: Another Dimension
Meet the international shorts competition!
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22 February 2019
Six Powerful Media Platforms Will Attend Docudays UA
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21 February 2019
Six Powerful Media Platforms Will Attend Docudays UA
Vice, The Guardian, AJ+, Current Time and two Ukrainian media platforms Hromadske and Zaborona will participate in Global Short Docs Forum!
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21 February 2019
Oleksiy Sai: “In complete silence, I start losing my mind”
Interview
20 February 2019
Oleksiy Sai: “In complete silence, I start losing my mind”
Interview
20 February 2019
Introducing: Ukrainian Doc Preview at Docudays UA
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19 February 2019
Introducing: Ukrainian Doc Preview at Docudays UA
This year’s Docudays UA will mark the first iteration of Doc Preview, a presentation of post-production stage Ukrainian documentary projects to selectors representing leading international festivals, sales agents and distributors
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19 February 2019
THE NETWORK: Building a Nwe World Between Censorship and Desires
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18 February 2019
THE NETWORK: Building a Nwe World Between Censorship and Desires
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18 February 2019
MEET PROFESSIONALS! Individual meetings with the powerful film platfo…
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18 February 2019
MEET PROFESSIONALS! Individual meetings with the powerful film platforms of the world
It allows you to sign up for individual meetings with programmers from international festivals, producers, representatives of international sales agencies and foundations
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18 February 2019
Docudays UA Announces Special 'Rights Now!' Award. Meet The Jury!
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14 February 2019
Docudays UA Announces Special 'Rights Now!' Award. Meet The Jury!
Docudays UA is launching the 'Rights Now!' Award, recognizing one of 10 human rights-related films selected from the festival’s programs
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14 February 2019
Do you want to allow the following program to make changes in your br…
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13 February 2019
Do you want to allow the following program to make changes in your brain?
About the concept and symbol of Docudays UA-2019
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13 February 2019
DOC/SADOC Goes to the Library of the Future!
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13 February 2019
DOC/SADOC Goes to the Library of the Future!
The DOC/SADOC for the younger visitors of the Festival tirelessly changes its format every year
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13 February 2019
DOCU/BEST. We Are All Players
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11 February 2019
DOCU/BEST. We Are All Players
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11 February 2019
Who Is Going to Pick the Winners of the Core Competitions at Docudays…
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07 February 2019
Who Is Going to Pick the Winners of the Core Competitions at Docudays UA 2019?
Our jury will determine the best competitors in the traditional core programs of the Festival: DOCU/WORLD, DOCU/SHORT and DOCU/UKRAINE
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07 February 2019
Music in Film: Invitation to a Workshop by a Famous British Composer
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05 February 2019
Music in Film: Invitation to a Workshop by a Famous British Composer
BAFTA Award winner Nainita Desai will present the documentary Untamed Romania
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05 February 2019
Join the Fun at Docudays UA-2019! Grab a Festival Pass
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05 February 2019
Join the Fun at Docudays UA-2019! Grab a Festival Pass
Film premieres, talks with leading experts and workshops from star documentary filmmakers – this year’s Docudays UA has got an action-packed week in store!
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05 February 2019
Film Industry Accreditation Starting Now!
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04 February 2019
Film Industry Accreditation Starting Now!
Would you like to visit all Docudays UA events, meet guests and participate in exclusive DOCU/PRO events?
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04 February 2019
Global Short Doc Forum Announces Its Finalists
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01 February 2019
Global Short Doc Forum Announces Its Finalists
16 filmmakers were selected to attend the second edition of the GSDF
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01 February 2019
Meet the New Program Director of Docudays UA
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31 January 2019
Meet the New Program Director of Docudays UA
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31 January 2019
Press Accreditation for Docudays UA-2019 is open
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30 January 2019
Press Accreditation for Docudays UA-2019 is open
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30 January 2019
Doc Preview: Why is it important to show unfinished films?
DOCU/BLOG
16 January 2019
Doc Preview: Why is it important to show unfinished films?
Directors and coordinators of the industry platforms of international festivals share their thoughts about how this opportunity could be useful for directors and producers, and how this format has been implemented abroad
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16 January 2019
Happy Holidays!
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22 December 2018
Happy Holidays!
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22 December 2018
Traveling Docudays UA-2018: Summing it up
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21 December 2018
Traveling Docudays UA-2018: Summing it up
Between October and December 2018, the residents of more than 200 towns and cities in 22 regions of Ukraine had the opportunity to watch and discuss documentary films from this year’s Traveling Docudays UA program, and to participate in the Festival’s human rights events.
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21 December 2018
Docudays UA Announces an Open Call for Volunteers!
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17 December 2018
Docudays UA Announces an Open Call for Volunteers!
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17 December 2018
Festival Pass – Special New Year’s Offer!
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11 December 2018
Festival Pass – Special New Year’s Offer!
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11 December 2018
Subscribe to the Festival Newsletter!
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03 December 2018
Subscribe to the Festival Newsletter!
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03 December 2018
The Kyiv Crimean Solidarity with Oleksandr Kolchenko. Demonstration, …
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22 November 2018
The Kyiv Crimean Solidarity with Oleksandr Kolchenko. Demonstration, Screening, Discussion
On November 26, the Ukrainian activist and political prisoner Oleksandr Kolchenko will have his 29th birthday. On that day, the Solidarity Committee initiative, together with the Crimean House and Docudays UA, invite you to watch the Golden Dawn Girls documentary by Havard Bustnes.
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22 November 2018
SЕЕ UKRAINE En Route To Paris
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19 November 2018
SЕЕ UKRAINE En Route To Paris
Paris is set to host the final event of this year’s European tour of the DOCUDAYS UA
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19 November 2018
How Should Documentary Filmmakers Work with Media Platforms?
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15 November 2018
How Should Documentary Filmmakers Work with Media Platforms?
Please read the brief interview with Rosie Garthwaite from BBC Arabic!
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15 November 2018
Meet Docudays UA at the IDFA!
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14 November 2018
Meet Docudays UA at the IDFA!
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14 November 2018
How and Why Documentary Filmmakers Should Apply for Global Short Docs…
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07 November 2018
How and Why Documentary Filmmakers Should Apply for Global Short Docs Forum
The call for submissions to participate in the Global Short Docs Forum continues! GSDF includes both a practical intensive course for directors of short films, and meetings with global media giants.
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07 November 2018
See Ukraine: The Three Pillars
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31 October 2018
See Ukraine: The Three Pillars
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31 October 2018
“The challenge for a filmmaker at the moment is how to access a fast …
Interview
25 October 2018
“The challenge for a filmmaker at the moment is how to access a fast changing market”
This year, Docudays UA hosts the Global Short Docs Forum! Read more about that in the interview with Flora Gregory, the director of the GSDF
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25 October 2018
Sее Ukraine sets off to Munich
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24 October 2018
Sее Ukraine sets off to Munich
The European tour “See Ukraine: An Empty Pedestal” by the Docudays IHRDFF arrives in Munich on November 6-11
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24 October 2018
Watch The Grown-Ups Documentary in IZOLYATSIA
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23 October 2018
Watch The Grown-Ups Documentary in IZOLYATSIA
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23 October 2018
Download the new Catalogue of the Ukrainian Documentary
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22 October 2018
Download the new Catalogue of the Ukrainian Documentary
Docudays UA presents the fourth edition!
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22 October 2018
Docudays UA in Leipzig: Spotlight on Ukrainian Films
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15 October 2018
Docudays UA in Leipzig: Spotlight on Ukrainian Films
Docudays UA will bring forth a selection of the most prominent recent projects as part of the DOK Leipzig Film Market
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15 October 2018
Ukrainian Documentaries Conquer Leipzig
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10 October 2018
Ukrainian Documentaries Conquer Leipzig
DOK Leipzig will be visited by a record number of Ukrainian participants
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10 October 2018
Global Short Docs Forum. A new competition for documentary filmmakers
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07 October 2018
Global Short Docs Forum. A new competition for documentary filmmakers
A unique opportunity for makers of short films to meet representatives of VOD platforms
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07 October 2018
Weekend of Documentaries in Madrid
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03 October 2018
Weekend of Documentaries in Madrid
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03 October 2018