04.04.2015
 

UKRAINIAN AVANT-GARDE FILM IN PARIS AT UKRAINIAN FILM WEEK, 8-14 APRIL

From the 8th and until the 14th of April, at La Filmothèque du Quartier Latin, the Igor Yankovsky Fund and Molodist IFF will show the best modern and classic Ukrainian films. The programme will include the avant­garde film classic «In Spring» (1929) by Michael Kaufman and the comedy feature film «Shkurnik» by Mykola Shpykovskyi. The restored classic ukrainian films have been provided by the National Oleksandr Dovzhenko Centre, the national film archive, and will be presented by Ivan Kozlenko, General Director of the Centre. The programme also includes the best Ukrainian feature and documentary films of 2014, two of which depict the events of the Euromaidan ­ «Ukrainian Argument», a documentary by director Serhii Masloboischykov and a film almanach of short films by the students of Karpenko Kary University. The feature film programme includes «The Guide» (Director Oles Sanin) and «Brothers. The Last Conferession» (Director Viktoriia Trofymenko), a selection of the best short films of 44th Molodist IFF shall be demonstrated as well. At the same time as the «Ukrainian film week», the 1st multidisciplinary festival of modern ukrainian art, «Ukraine, scène libre», will take place. The festival is organized by ukrainian art cultural projects with the help of Institut francais d'Ukraine. The programme will include visual expositions, created by ukrainian artists, and performances by the DAKH theatre, the Dakh Daughters band and composer Valentyn Silvestrov. The full programme and details of the festival «Ukraine, scène libre» may be found here. «Ukrainian film week in Paris» will be presented by the head of the Ukrainian State Agency, Pylyp Illienko, general director of Molodist IFF Andrii Khalpakhchi, founder of the National Charity Fund «Initiative for the Future» Igor Yankovsky, general director of the National Oleksandr Dovzhenko Centre Ivan Kozlenko, directors and actors of the demonstrated films. All screenings will take place at the La Filmoteque in the Latin Quarter ­one of the oldest cinema's of Paris. La Filmothèque du Quartier Latin www.lafilmotheque.fr 9 Rue Champollion, Paris

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