First time the Ukrainian films will be demonstrated in the heart of Europe
- 17 вересня 2017
For the first time in history, the inhabitants of Strasbourg will be able to appreciate the works of Ukrainian filmmakers.
The permanent mission of Ukraine to the Council of Europe and the State Agency of Ukraine for cinema in cooperation with the municipality of Strasbourg has organized the first week of Ukrainian cinema in the capital of the Alsace region (France) “Focus on Ukraine – Focus sur l’ukraine”. About this on his page in Facebook wrote to the Permanent mission of Ukraine to the Council of Europe.
Screenings will be held 6-14 October 2017 in one of the oldest cinemas in Europe “Odysseus” and the cinema hall of the Palace of Europe.
Residents of Strasbourg, diplomats 47 member States of the Council of Europe, Secretariat staff and Council of Europe bodies and institutions of the European Union will be able to watch the movies “Alien prayer” by Akhtem Seitablaev; “Red” Zaza, Bulaja, “Guard Outpost” Yuri Kovalev “Native” Vitaly Mansky and a selection of short films. Classic of Ukrainian cinema will present the film “White bird with black mark” Yuri Ilyenko.
Within the Week there will also be meetings of the leadership of the state with representatives of the European Fund to support film production Eurimage (Eurimages), the film industry of France and the Ukrainian community of Alsace. There will be discussion of the films shown and the prospects of development of Ukrainian cinema as part of the European cultural space. In the context of the movie “Alien prayer” and “Family” will be brought to the attention to the Russian aggression against Ukraine in Crimea and the Donbass.
“We were pleased to initiate the first in the history of Strasbourg the Week of Ukrainian cinema which dials creative and productive forces. Ukraine has what to show. And don’t forget that Strasbourg is one of the centers of European film industry, because there is a body of the Council of Europe” Eurimage “. Look forward to effective negotiations with his leadership. It’s time to take the next step and give our kinohudozhnika new opportunities for international co-production, ” said Ambassador Dmitry Kuleba in connection with the organization of the Week movie.
We will remind, in Kiev on 21-22 October at the two-day format of the presentation will be a film festival in the international film festival “Molodist”.