Odessa international film festival 2018



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Culture news: In the National competition program OIFF-2018 includes 5 full-length and 13 short films.

When falling trees, Marysia nikitiuk

Drama When falling trees – feature debut Marysia nikitiuk, who was selected in the competition program of the Berlinale-Panorama of the 68-th Berlin film festival.

32-year-old Marysia nikitiuk born in Kiev, in 2007 graduated from the journalism faculty of the University. Taras Shevchenko, and in 2012 received a master degree in theater studies Kiev national University of theatre, cinema and television. Karpenko-Kary.

He worked as a journalist, publicist, theatre critic, is the author of the plays, which repeatedly became theatrical productions. Writes short stories, and novels. Marysina first book of prose, the depth has become in 2016 the winner of the International literary prize named after Oles of all . Movies scripts Mikityuk has participated in international film festivals and received awards.

Nikitiuk – Director of short films for Rabies, Mandrake, In the trees. In may 2016 the script [for the film When the trees are falling became the winner of the 10th session of ScripTeast Award, which is held during the Cannes film festival. Reward and 10 thousand euros is awarded for the best script from Central and Eastern Europe.

When trees fall – drama in the style of magical realism. This is the story of 5-year-old girl, spending the summer holidays with my grandmother in the village near Kharkov, becomes a witness to the tragic love between her cousin teenage Larissa and young thug. The environment is an echo of the wild and decadent 90’s, all the same: unemployment in the towns and villages, the decline, the rise of crime and the heyday of folk mysticism.

Delta, Alexander Techinsky

Delta – a documentary film Delta of Alexander Techinsky about people who live in the Danube Delta and make their living from hard work, but enjoy every moment of his life.

Techinsky started as a photographer – he worked for Kommersant-Ukraine and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. His debut in cinema was the documentary short the Sirs and lords of the Hasidim in Uman.

His film All things ablaze critics called one of the most talked about tapes of the events on the Maidan in the 2013-14 year. The film received a special award at the International documentary film festival DOK Leipzig and included in the long list of awards, the European film Academy.

2018 Odessa film festival: competition program

Gogol Doc, directed by Alisa Pavlovskaya

The world premiere of the documentary Gogol Doc directed by Alisa Pavlovskaya about one of the largest art festivals in Eastern Europe – GOGOLFEST.

Alisa Pavlovskaya was born in Yaroslavl in 1987, with the mid 2000-thousandths lives in Odessa, in 2012 graduated from VGIK with a diploma from the cameraman.

Paul took a lot of student works, music videos and a few korotkometrazhnyh movies. The premiere of the first full games meter Pavlovskaya – mocumentary don’t want to die – was presented in the National competition of the OIFF-2013. Widely known for her feature length film 5 therapy based on the series of autobiographical short stories the Odessa poet Stas Dombrowski, who played in the film itself. At the age of 17, he learned that HIV and being a drug addict, began to take even more drugs .

Production of the new film Pavlovskaya Gogol Doc, which will show in Odessa, was completed in April of this year.

Tera, directed by Nikon Romanchenko

Movie Tera a 25-year Ukrainian directed by Nikon Romanchenko Pro confectionery factory worker Luba, who lives a normal life. Her son is in a combat zone and does not communicate. After that, the mother goes in search of son in unfamiliar territory.

25 years Romanchenko won in 2014-the year in the national programme of Youth festival with Face painting, about the participants of the revolution of Dignity in Kiev.

This documentary’s Director defended as a thesis, release of Karpenko-Kary.

 Hero of my time, Tonya Noyabreva

The debut feature film of Director Tony Noyabreva “Hero of my time” about a young guy who recently moved to the capital and tries to win her heart.

Noyabreva was born in Kiev. Studied at the Kiev Institute of culture, specialty “directing of mass events and circuses.” Worked as a television Director, and in 2007 he directed his first movie, Quinte Scriabin.

Before his first full-length work, which we will see in the National competition PROGRAM – 2108, Noyabreva took two games short films, independence Day and All will be good. In cooperation with a group of Scriabin, she withdrew draft #Criminalcase.

2018 Odessa film festival: the jury of the National competition program

Short film of the OIFF National competition-2018

8 hours Director: Lena Shulika (Ukraine, 2017)

Mia Donna, Director: Pavel Ostrikov (Ukraine, 2018)

**PARENT’s DAY, Director: Maria Ponomareva (Ukraine/the Netherlands, 2018)

In JOY, AND ONLY JOY, Director: Marina Roshchina (Ukraine, 2018)

OUTPUT Director: Jeanne Maksimenko-Dovgich (Ukraine, 2017)

The SWING, Director: Valery Socios (Ukraine, 2018)

COMMUNICATION Director: Zhanna Ozirna (Ukraine, 2018)

With BATED BREATH, Director: Alexey Sobolev (USA/ Russia/ Ukraine, 2018)

“CROCODILE”, Director: Kateryna Gornostay (Ukraine, 2018)

MAGNETIC STORM, Director: Igor Ghanaian (Ukraine, 2018)

ABOUT MARK L. DAY, WHO TALKED WITH FLOWERS, Director:Dana Kavelin (Ukraine, 2018)

FIVE MINUTES, Director: Yana Antonets (Ukraine, 2017)

WEIGHTLIFTER, Director: Dmitry Suholitky-Sobchuk (Ukraine/ Poland, 2018)

Recall that to evaluate the works of Ukrainian filmmakers will be the jury of the National competition program, which included actress Catherine Molchanov (Ukraine), film Director and writer Levan koguashvili (Georgia), curator of the Berlinale Co-production Market, Martin Blythe (Germany) and producer Marianne Slot (France). The FESTIVAL 2018, the ninth, will be held from 13 to 21 July.