Films

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
#human_interest #social_issues #culture #art
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?
#human_interest #social_issues #culture #art
Сompleted
Izolyatsia
#history #Donetsk #human_rights #culture #archives
In Development
Izolyatsia
Izolyatsia: a factory, an art center, a prison. Address: Donetsk, Svitlyi Shliakh Street, 3. Where does this street lead?
#history #Donetsk #human_rights #culture #archives
In Development
Kalinindorf
#jewish #history #war #TV-doc
Work in Progress
Kalinindorf (Калініндорф)
In the middle of the steppe in Kherson Region lies a railway station called Kalinindorf. In 1927, the “all-Union elder” Mikhail Kalinin came here to establish a Jewish National District.
#jewish #history #war #TV-doc
Work in Progress
Kino-Performance. People's Malakhii!
#culture #experimental #theatre #social_issues
Сompleted
Kino-Performance. People's Malakhii! (Кіно-Перформанс. Народний Малахій!)
Mykola Kulish and Les Kurbas: executed but unconquered! An innovative documentary version of one of the world's best plays of the 20th century.
#culture #experimental #theatre #social_issues
Сompleted
Life-Long City
#social_issues #human_interest #human_rights
Сompleted
Life-Long City (Місто довжиною в життя)
Anton wants to make his hometown, Kryvyi Rih, a better place to live. Corrupt Soviet-minded local government pays him back for his stance with smear campaigns and litigation against him.
#social_issues #human_interest #human_rights
Сompleted
Messiah, or a Town and a Half
#archives #history #culture
In Development
Messiah, or a Town and a Half (Месія, або півтора міста)
Today, Bruno Schultz’s short stories have been translated into more than forty languages. And his mythical mesmerizing prose inspires filmmakers, writers, stage directors. This film is about a small town in Galicia. And about a man who lived in that small town.
#archives #history #culture
In Development
National Museum
#art #history #observation
Сompleted
National Museum (Національний музей)
“Museum” is a portrait of the National Art Museum of Ukraine, the gray neoclassical building that stores, preserves and exhibits Ukrainian art and Ukrainian history as well.
#art #history #observation
Сompleted
New Jerusalem
#observation #human_interest #religion
Сompleted
New Jerusalem (Зарваниця)
What do thousands of pilgrims see on their way to the sacred place Zarvanytsia?
#observation #human_interest #religion
Сompleted
Nice Ladies
#culture #sports #gender #health #competition
In Development
Nice Ladies (Найс Лейдіз)
Nice Ladies, a team of elderly cheerleaders from Eastern Ukraine, is about to compete in the European championship. However, they have to win not only against their younger competitors in the category 25+, but also against biases, the challenging economic situation, ageism and social pressure at home.
#culture #sports #gender #health #competition
In Development
Not alone
#drama #human_interest #social_issues
Сompleted
Not alone
t’s a story about people, who lost themselves in their life, they became homeless, alcohol and drug-addicted, but thanks to the Community “Emaus-Oselya” they were able to socialize and find their place in life, their home and family. “Helping others, help yourself” – this is the main film’s purpose.
#drama #human_interest #social_issues
Сompleted
Our Chaplain
#human_interest #ATO #current_affairs
Сompleted
Our Chaplain (Наш капелан)
Can a person without any power or money change anything in their native land? An army chaplain Medynskyi believes that he can.
#human_interest #ATO #current_affairs
Сompleted
Panorama
#social_issues #creative #human_interest
Сompleted
Panorama (Панорама)
Valentyn has worked as a projectionist at the Kinopanorama cinema in the center of Kyiv for 44 years. This is his last year before retirement. The movie was filmed in the projection room from the early fall of 2013 until a year after the Maidan.
#social_issues #creative #human_interest
Сompleted
Pearl of the Absurd
#politics #human_rights #history #archives
Work in Progress
Pearl of the Absurd (Перлина Абсурду)
Oleksandra’s attempts to save old Odesa from gentrification lead to a personal quest – a search for traces of her great-grandfather, executed by the Soviets in 1938.
#politics #human_rights #history #archives
Work in Progress
Plai. A Mountain Path
#coming of age #family #war
Сompleted
Plai. A Mountain Path (Плай)
This story is about people who have found more than they have lost under the pressure of their burdensome present.
#coming of age #family #war
Сompleted
Post-effects
#ecology #music #activism
Work in Progress
Post-effects (Пост-ефекти)
An electronic musician decides to put an end to the thoughtless disposal of plastic at Kyiv rave parties.
#ecology #music #activism
Work in Progress
Pryvoz
#observation #anthropology #urban #human_interest
Сompleted
Pryvoz (Привоз)
The film documents the life of one of the oldest and largest European markets.
#observation #anthropology #urban #human_interest
Сompleted
Roses. Film-Cabaret
#politics #art #music
Сompleted
Roses. Film-Cabaret (Рози. Фільм-кабаре)
Seven girls in white stage makeup. Seven actresses with different personalities. Seven worldviews united by the freedom of the Dakh Daughters cabaret.
#politics #art #music
Сompleted
Salt from Bonneville
#nature #drama #sports #creative
Сompleted
Salt from Bonneville (Сіль із Бонневілю)
Two friends try to break the world speed record on a vintage Soviet bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats. It also turns out to be a real test of their friendship.
#nature #drama #sports #creative
Сompleted
Save me, doctor!
#social_issues #health #drama
Сompleted
Save me, doctor! (Врятуйте мене, лікарю!)
Employees of an ambulance crew in the city of Kyiv go to work on New Year's holidays.
#social_issues #health #drama
Сompleted
Shut the fuck up!
#human_interest #human_rights #social_issues #politics
In Development
Shut the fuck up! (Закрий рота!)
Serhiy, a shy teenager aged 16, investigates corruption in his small town near Kyiv, until one day, he gets punched by a local council member. Three years later, Serhiy is now 19, and he's going to get his revenge – by running for office against the man who tried to silence him.
#human_interest #human_rights #social_issues #politics
In Development
Tales of a Toy Horse
#activism #war #art
Сompleted
Tales of a Toy Horse (Казка про коника)
A carved wood horse becomes the protagonist of fairy tales created by Anatoliy Latiuk, a former dissident who has become a monk. In Donbas, a region engulfed by war, he is looking for stories about kindness.
#activism #war #art
Сompleted
Territory of Empty Windows
#parents #war #ecology
Сompleted
Territory of Empty Windows (Територія пустих вікон)
A documentary about people who remain in the ‘grey zone’ for various reasons, becoming invisible to the state.
#parents #war #ecology
Сompleted
That is my sea
#history #social_issues #music
In Development
That is my sea (То моє море)
This is a story of the Lviv music underground and its path from the basements to the stadiums.
#history #social_issues #music
In Development
The Building
#experimental #culture #anthropology
Сompleted
The Building (Будинок)
"Say, why are there so many people here?” “Why, to fill the centuries..." (E. Limonov)
#experimental #culture #anthropology
Сompleted
The Choice
#human_interest #war #current_affairs
Сompleted
The Choice (Вибір)
The choice on which both a person’s and the whole country’s fate depends.
#human_interest #war #current_affairs
Сompleted
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
#coming of age #human_rights #human_interest #ATO
Сompleted
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange (Земля блакитна, ніби апельсин)
To cope with the daily trauma of living in a war-zone, Anna and her children make a film together about their life in the most surreal surroundings.
#coming of age #human_rights #human_interest #ATO
Сompleted
The Elf’s Tower
#social_issues #health #theatre
Сompleted
The Elf’s Tower (Ельфова вежа)
Those who happen to get into a mental health institution strive to leave it as soon as possible. Having come here, Serhiy doesn’t just stay there; he starts his own theatre.
#social_issues #health #theatre
Сompleted
The Tree
#art #human_interest #experimental #archives
Сompleted
The Tree (Дерево)
The act of creation by a human being is subject to the power of the substance that governs the carver, independently determining the result. The subjectivity of nature is also manifested in the film through chemical damage: images are absorbed and disappear from the view.
#art #human_interest #experimental #archives
Сompleted