SCREENINGS OF UKRAINIAN FILM CLASSICS FROM THE KOLO DZYGY SERIES IN BERLIN
From July 23 to August 14, Berlin’s Babylon Cinema will hold screenings of Ukrainian films: Man with a Movie Camera (1929) by D. Vertov, Bread (1929) by M. Shpykovskyi, In Spring (1929) by M. Kaufman, as well as Zvenyhora (1928), Arsenal (1929) and Earth (1930) by Oleksandr Dovzhenko, all part of the KOLO DZYGY series.
The screenings will be held within the Organist Competition at the 7th Stummfilmlivefestival. Sowjetische Filmavantgarde, where the films will be accompanied by live improvisations of the contestants.
Facebook-event of the festival: https://www.facebook.com/events/1743173739274749/
Earlier, in February 2016, the Babylon Cinema hosted the musical cinematic performance KOLO DZYGY. THE ELEVENTH YEAR feat. Anton Baibakov and Sofiia Turta as part of the Ukrainian program at Berlinale.
KOLO DZYGY is a series of musical cinematic performances initiated by Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre to mark the 90th anniversary of VUFKU (All-Ukrainian Photo and Cinema Administration) and aimed at popularization of the Ukrainian avant-garde films of the 1920s.