Organisers: DOCUDAYS UA
The film The Facade's Color Is Blue is one of the winners of the CIVIL PITCH: Civil Activism Films competition held by DOCUDAYS UA in 2018. The film’s story is about Florian Yuriev, an architect, artist, violin maker, theoretician and poet, who at the age of 90 realises that he has to master another, completely new skill. In order to save his architectural project, Kyiv’s ‘Flying Saucer’, from turning into a part of a shopping mall, Florian Yuriev launches a campaign against the power of the developers in the capital.
Speakers: The speakers will include the film’s protagonist, the architect and artist Florian Yuriev, as well as representatives of the SaveKyivModernism initiative, the National Art Museum of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.