WHICH EVENTS REQUIRE TICKETS
Festival screenings will take place between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Locations: Zhovten Cinema, Ukraine Cinema and IZONE.
Entry to all festival screenings is with tickets only. The single ticket price for morning and day screenings (before 6 p.m.) is UAH 40. The single ticket price for evening screenings (after 6 p.m.) is UAH 60.
A ticket entitles its owner to take a free seat in the audience, except for the seats reserved by the festival. One ticket can be used by only one viewer to attend one screening.
Entry is free:
- to all festival events in IZONE,
- to DOCU/PRO and DOCU/CLASS events,
- to human rights events, the photo exhibition and the Live Library.
Participation in some events requires registration in advance, which is specifically indicated in the program.
Entry to festival opening and closing ceremonies is by invitation only.
WHERE YOU CAN BUY TICKETS
Tickets can be bought at festival ticket windows and online. Ticket sale for each particular screening ends 10 minutes before its beginning.
Festival ticket windows:
Zhovten Cinema, 26 Kostiantynivska str.
Ukraine Cinema: 5 Arkhitektora Horodetskoho str.
During the festival, the ticket windows of the Zhovten Cinema and Ukraine Cinema will be open every day. The ticket windows will start working from March 12.
Opening hours: From 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Zhovten (until and including March 30)
From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Ukraine Cinema (until and including March 29)
Please note that you can only buy a regular ticket online. Free tickets for pass or accreditation holders and for discount categories can be obtained only at festival ticket windows.
Please note that only a part of the total number of tickets are sold online. You can also buy a ticket, if it is still available, directly before the screening at the ticket office.
FREE TICKETS FOR PARTICULAR CATEGORIES OF VIEWERS
Pensioners, school children, participants and veterans of the ATO have the right to obtain a free ticket at festival ticket windows upon presenting a relevant ID. Each person who belongs to a discount category can receive only one ticket to one screening. It is impossible to receive tickets to simultaneous screenings. A free ticket is valid only in case a relevant ID is presented to the controller at the entrance to the cinema hall. Please note that tickets of this category can be received at ticket windows on the day before the screening or on the day of the screening (but not earlier).
50% DISCOUNT ON TICKETS AND PASSES FOR STUDENTS
Upon presenting a student ID, students have the right to buy a festival pass or a ticket with 50% discount. Each person who belongs to this discount category can receive only one ticket to one screening. It is impossible to receive tickets to simultaneous screenings. A free ticket is valid only in case a student ID is presented to the controller at the entrance to the cinema hall. You can buy a single ticket with a 50% discount starting from March 12. A ticket under the student pass can be obtained no earlier than March 23.
SPECIFIC FREE SCREENINGS
Some evening screenings (after 3 p.m.) are free for all categories of viewers (this information is specifically indicated in the program). In order to attend such a screening, each visitor needs to obtain a free ticket. It can be received at a festival ticket window or booked online. One viewer can receive only one ticket to such a screening.
To those audience members who plan to dedicate as much time as possible to the festival, we offer several types of passes:
WHOLE WEEK PASS
Valid for all film screenings at all festival locations, except for the events that require registration in advance. The pass can be bought both online at www.docudays.org.ua and at festival ticket windows from March 12.
Prices of this type of pass: from February 1, 2018 – UAH 600, from March 1, 2018 – UAH 800.
ONE DAY PASS
Valid for six film screenings during one festival day at all festival locations, except for the events that require registration in advance. The pass can be bought at festival ticket windows from March 23. The pass can also be activated on any festival day from the 24th to the 30th of March. The activation occurs on the day you pick up the first ticket by the pass.
The price of this type of pass is UAH 200.
DISCOUNT FESTIVAL PASSES FOR STUDENTS
Students can buy Whole Week Passes and One Day Passes with 50% discount. They are valid for all film screenings within the indicated time frame at all festival locations, except for the events that require registration in advance. The pass can be bought both online at www.docudays.org.ua and at festival ticket windows from March 12, after presenting a student ID.
The student price of the Whole Week Pass is UAH 400. The student price of the One Day Pass is UAH 100 (this pass can be bought at festival ticket windows from March 23).
The following rules apply to all types of passes
A pass does not guarantee you a free seat at each screening. It allows you to watch more films for a lower price. In any case, each owner of a pass must obtain a ticket to each screening at festival ticket windows. With a pass, tickets are issued for free. Such a ticket is valid only if the pass is presented to the controller at the entrance to the cinema hall.
A pass allows its owner to receive no more than one ticket to one screening. Ticket to screenings is issued at ticket desks the day before the screening or on the day of the screening (but not earlier). It is impossible to receive tickets to simultaneous screenings.
Invited guests, participants and partners of the festival will automatically receive festival accreditation. See the terms and conditions of media accreditation here.
Accredited guests, participants, media representatives and festival partners can obtain free tickets at festival ticket windows if they present a festival badge. It can be done the day before the screening or on the day of the screening (but not earlier). A badge owner can receive only one ticket. It is impossible to receive tickets to simultaneous screenings. A ticket is valid only if the festival badge is presented to the controller at the entrance to the cinema hall.
All festival badges are issued to specific persons whose names are indicated on them and cannot be passed over to other people. If someone uses another person’s badge, it will be confiscated by the administration or the festival security. In this case, it is impossible to renew the badge.
If a badge is lost, it can be renewed at the accreditation service after presenting an ID.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS TO SCREENINGS
Please take your place in the audience 10 minutes before the start of the screening. If a viewer is late to a screening, festival employees have the right to deny them entry.
Last Minute Access is an opportunity for festival badge and pass holders who do not have tickets to take free places in the audience, if there are any. Entry to the hall starts at the signal from a festival employee in a live queue. There is a sign indicating the start of the queue near the entrance to each cinema hall.
The festival organizers reserve the right to cancel a ticket without explanations if its holder violates festival rules or if their behavior can lead to damage of film theater property, or is offensive and inappropriate for the audience, festival employees, and the film theater. Any unsanctioned photo or video recording in the audience during film screenings is strictly prohibited.
Please note that entrance to the cinema hall with drinks and food is prohibited.
These rules apply to all festival locations.