Films

5 Seconds Man
#sports, #competition, #adventures
Сompleted
5 Seconds Man
Former world record holder in speed climbing from Donetsk, Ukraine, faces the fact that he has to change his skills and climbing techniques to participate in the 2020 Olympics.
#sports, #competition, #adventures
Сompleted
A Cage for Two
#culture, #human interest, #animal, #history
Сompleted
A Cage for Two (Клітка для двох)
World-famous wild animals trainer Lyudmila Shevchenko in a documentary film.
#culture, #human interest, #animal, #history
Сompleted
A Labytnangi film
#social issues, #human interest, #human rights
Work in Progress
A Labytnangi film (Kino z Labytnanhi)
How can a Ukrainian director shoot a film behind the bars of a Russian jail? The documentary tells the story of the production of the film Numbers by Oleg Sentsov.
#social issues, #human interest, #human rights
Work in Progress
As far as possible
#ecology, #identity, #immigration, #environment
Work in Progress
As far as possible (Май далеко - май добре )
A native of a big German city, Michel settles down in a remote Ukrainian village to save rare water buffaloes. His dream is challenged when he falls in love with a girl from his hometown.
#ecology, #identity, #immigration, #environment
Work in Progress
AU
#health, #human interest, #social issues
Сompleted
AU (АУ)
Two families in Rome and Kyiv raising children with autism spectrum disorders.
#health, #human interest, #social issues
Сompleted
Ballroom King
#music, #culture, #social issues, #dance
Сompleted
Ballroom King (Бальний король)
We won thanks to those who believed in us.
#music, #culture, #social issues, #dance
Сompleted
Between the frames
#archives, #human interest
Сompleted
Between the frames (Поміж кадрами)
Between the Frames is the story of an exceptional relationship between a teacher and a young generation of actors brought up in his creative workshop.
#archives, #human interest
Сompleted
Birthmark
#human interest, #health, #social issues
Сompleted
Birthmark (Родима пляма)
Maria documents her journey to the occupied Crimea in search of crucial answers: could her mother have a better life, and is there a way to help her get there?
#human interest, #health, #social issues
Сompleted
Breaking Culture
#music, #social issues, #dance, #cult
Сompleted
Breaking Culture (Ламана Культура)
The man who brought breakdancing to Ukraine 25 years ago faces the fact that times have changed.
#music, #social issues, #dance, #cult
Сompleted
Breaking into Baikonur
#adventures, #investigation
Сompleted
Breaking into Baikonur (Байконур. Вторгнення)
Compromising on their own lives, two Ukrainian researchers go to the classified territory of Cosmodrome Baikonur to watch the launch of the Soyuz rocket.
#adventures, #investigation
Сompleted
Circulation
#urban, #culture, #social issues
Сompleted
Circulation (Колообіг)
Three-year-long observation of Kyiv's moving landscape, condensed into 10 minutes of screen time.
#urban, #culture, #social issues
Сompleted
DakhaBrakha: On the Road
#history, #cult, #music, #art, #animated
Work in Progress
DakhaBrakha: On the Road (ДахаБраха. Шлях)
In a world where manufactured pop dominates the musical landscape, one Ukrainian band finds international success by singing their grandmothers’ folk songs.
#history, #cult, #music, #art, #animated
Work in Progress
Deliberate Lies
#social issues, #archives, #history
In Development
Deliberate Lies (Навмисна брехня)
"If you feed deliberate lies into a computer, the lies will multiply and you’ll get a real mess."
#social issues, #archives, #history
In Development
Demon
#ATO, #drama, #social issues, #war, #human rights
Сompleted
Demon (Бєс)
Mykola is the father of a volunteer soldier, Oleksii Kudryavtsev. In July 2014, Oleksii was captured by the pro-Russian terrorist Igor “Demon” Bezler. For several years, the father has been trying to find his son – dead or alive. But his main goal is to take revenge on “Demon”.
#ATO, #drama, #social issues, #war, #human rights
Сompleted
Diary 1937
#anthropology, #archives, #history, #social issues
Сompleted
Diary 1937 (Щоденник 1937)
The film essay consists of personal photo archives and narration by the author, who explores the collective and personal memory of the Soviet experience.
#anthropology, #archives, #history, #social issues
Сompleted
Diary of a Bride of Christ
#religion, #human interest, #anthropology, #drama
Work in Progress
Diary of a Bride of Christ (Tschodennyk narechenoi Christa)
When her sister decided to become a nun at 13, the film director, outraged, tried to stop her. Six years later, she started filming in her sister’s new home at the convent.
#religion, #human interest, #anthropology, #drama
Work in Progress
Don't Worry, The Doors Will Open
#observation, #everyday life, #human interest
Сompleted
Don't Worry, The Doors Will Open (Не хвилюйся, двері відчиняться)
A train film documenting the pulse of Ukraine in the director's native country.
#observation, #everyday life, #human interest
Сompleted
Elevation
#sports, #adventures, #anthropology, #social issues
Work in Progress
Elevation (Висота)
The story of a ski jumper who does not know how to land.
#sports, #adventures, #anthropology, #social issues
Work in Progress
Enter Through The Balcony
#anthropology, #architecture, #observation
Сompleted
Enter Through The Balcony (Вхід через балкон)
An engaging love letter to Ukraine and its people, Enter Through the Balcony examines how architecture can be a curious pathway to a deeper understanding of culture and place.
#anthropology, #architecture, #observation
Сompleted
Estuaries: Battle for Paradise
#social issues, #animal, #wildlife
Сompleted
Estuaries: Battle for Paradise (Лимани: Бій за Рай)
This is a disparate life between two worlds: the world of beautiful nature and the world of intense, dangerous struggle.
#social issues, #animal, #wildlife
Сompleted
EuroDonbas
#culture, #history, #archives
In Development
EuroDonbas (EvroDonbas)
Our documentary is not just a refutation of myths and fakes, it is a search for historical truth, a restoration of the European identity of the industrial Donbas.
#culture, #history, #archives
In Development
Expedition 49
#teenager, #adventures, #coming of age
Work in Progress
Expedition 49 (Експедиція 49)
Five teenagers were suffocating in their small grey towns in Donbas, between the rumble of the war and the collapse of their fathers' coal mines. One day, they are given a unique chance to break free when an old famous explorer takes them on a therapy journey to the Himalayas, to his 49th expedition.
#teenager, #adventures, #coming of age
Work in Progress
Far from Lviv
#anthropology, #experimental
Сompleted
Far from Lviv
A meditation on the nature of memory and distance disguised as an autobiography that is questioning its own integrity.
#anthropology, #experimental
Сompleted
Florian's witnesses
#art, #activism, #drama, #architecture
Work in Progress
Florian's witnesses (Свідки Флоріана)
Florian Yuriev is an architect who quit his job decades ago to develop his own method of innovative violin making. At the age of 90, he’s compelled to make a comeback to his original occupation and breathe a new life into his architectural masterpiece that is threatened with destruction.
#art, #activism, #drama, #architecture
Work in Progress
Fragile Memory
#archives, #culture, #family, #cinema
Work in Progress
Fragile Memory (Крихка Пам'ять)
When the young filmmaker Ihor finds a hidden and unpublished photo archive of his grandfather Leonid Burlaka, a famous Soviet cinematographer, he realizes that it’s a chance to get closer to the memories of his grandpa, who is rapidly succumbing to dementia. The damaged pictures reveal the struggle between remembering and forgetting.
#archives, #culture, #family, #cinema
Work in Progress
Fragments of Ice
#creative, #archives, #human interest, #history
Сompleted
Fragments of Ice (Фрагменти льоду)
My father, a (post-)Soviet figure skating star went on tours to the imaginary West and filmed his life in the transition period of the 80s and 90s. Rediscovering his amateur VHS archive, I explore his vision of paradise against the changing historical background.
#creative, #archives, #human interest, #history
Сompleted
Glory
#human interest, #health, #culture, #identity
Work in Progress
Glory (Слава)
With Ukraine at heart.
#human interest, #health, #culture, #identity
Work in Progress
Iron Butterflies
#creative, #experimental, #archives, #current affairs
Work in Progress
Iron Butterflies (Залізні метелики)
In the greatest security crisis in Europe since the Cold War, a butterfly-shaped shrapnel found in the body of the pilot of an Amsterdam - Kuala Lumpur flight proves a superpower’s unpunished war crime.
#creative, #experimental, #archives, #current affairs
Work in Progress
Ivan's Land
#art, #culture, #social issues, #human interest
Сompleted
Ivan's Land (Земля Івана)
Ivan Prikhodko is one of the last folk painters in Ukrane. He is self-taught, he lives in a village and his art is simple and naive. Will he give up his small village house for a glamorous life in the city, will he swap the banks of the Dinper, fields and gardens for art galleries and a society of critics and agents?
#art, #culture, #social issues, #human interest
Сompleted