Monday, 25 May 2015
ArtFix London, 25 Peter Street, London
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Join us for TWO nights of freaking great Ukrainian short films.
It’s about time the world knew about the Ukrainian film industry and the great talents it encompasses. Enough with all the bad news we’ve all heard about in the past two years, it is time to celebrate these filmmakers’ exceptional works!
This event has been organised in collaboration with CUC – Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema, a collective of young Ukrainian filmmakers, who want to change their country’s film industry for the best and support emerging artists.
I would also like to thank NosphereFilms and Directory Films – two Ukrainian production houses – for their help and excitement.
Programmer: Silvio Barca
MONDAY 25TH MAY
Departure – Maxim Ksjonda (2013, 6′)
An entertaining animation work about the life of a lightbulb.
The First Step in the Clouds – Alina Gorlova (2012, 15′)
Three men have fun watching and scaring couples, who go to the nearby forest to have an intimate moment. This time around their old trick will trigger an intense discussion between themselves.
Tenderness – Anastasiya Maksymchuk (2014, 18′)
A couple. A house in the Ukrainian countryside. A pregnant wife. A job interview in the city. Till something hits and changes their lives forever.
Analgesia – Valeria Sochyvets (2014, 16′)
A doctor has to go with his patient to the mountains. A trip that he will never forget.
Legacy – Michael Masloboishchykov (2013, 21′)
Vania, his Mother and Sister move into an old flat, which they receive as a part of their legacy. Some things will vanish from the flat forever, however something permanent will emerge. Home alone, Vania will meet his Grandfather for the first time.