Yuliia Kovalenko

Jury of the FILMBOOST

Yuliia Kovalenko is a film critic and programmer at Docudays UA IHRDFF in Kyiv. She was a lecturer at the Department of Cultural Studies and Arts History of the Odesa National Polytechnic University and at the Department of Fine Arts of the Odesa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. In 2017, she received a PhD in Cultural Studies. From 2015 to 2017, she was a programmer at Inotheatre, an independent movie theatre in Odesa, where she held the special program of Ukrainian art cinema We Are Here. As a film critic, she has publications in Ukrainian and international journals (Korydor,,, Cineticle, La Furia Umana, etc.). Between 2016 and 2018, she was a co-editor of Cineticle Magazine dedicated to art cinema. She is a member of the Ukrainian Film Critics Union and the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine. In 2019, she joined the program department at Docudays UA.