UKRAINIAN STAND AT Toronto International Film festival

Discover Ukrainian film industry!
Stand #20, Industry Office Location | The Hyatt Regency Hotel | 370 King Street West, Toronto.
UKRAINIAN STAND AT TIFF: SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 9, 22 p.m.

 

Artscape Sandbox, 301 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON

UKRAINIAN RECEPTION

Meet and network with Ukrainian delegation in Toronto

Invitations only; request an invitation at Ukrainian stand or at info@ukraine-tiff.org

Sunday, September 10, 12 p.m. 

 

Thomson Room, The Hyatt Regency Hotel

DISCOVER UKRAINE

presentation of Ukraine as a film location with a new legislative environment, arsenal of modern services and production facilities 

Invitations only; request an invitation at Ukrainian stand or at info@ukraine-tiff.org

Monday, September 11, 9 p.m

 

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 5

PRIVATE SCREENING  -  BLACK LEVEL (dir. Valentyn Vasyanovych, 2016, 91 min)

Black Level - Ukraine's official candidate for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award Nomination

Admission with TIFF required accreditation

Thursday, September 14, 2 p.m.

 

Ukrainian Stand #20, The Hyatt Regency Hotel

PRESENTATION OF THE FILM ANTON (dir. Zaza Urushadze)

Anton - historical drama, set in 1919 Ukraine, co-produced by Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, and Poland

Admission with TIFF required accreditation

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Ukrainian film days in toronto

On September 8 - 10, the showcase Ukrainian Film Days in Toronto will present for the first time in Canada the selection of Ukrainian recently produced feature films.

The showcase includes six significant Ukrainian film productions, including award-nominated and award-winning documentaries The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov and School Number 3, historical action The Red One, genre comedies The Strayed and Dzidzio Contrabass, and emigration drama The Nest of the Turtledove.

Ukrainian Film Days in Toronto is being held within the framework of Ukrainian National Stand at 42nd Toronto International Film Festival, which will officially represent Ukraine’s film industry at TIFF Film Industry Office during 7 - 17 September, 2017.

The screenings will take place at St. Vladimir Institute. Ukrainian Film Days in Toronto are presented by the State Film Agency of Ukraine, the Embassy of Ukraine to Canada, and Ukrainian National Federation of Canada in Toronto, with the support of St. Vladimir Institute in Toronto, Meest Express, and showcase’s media partner Ukrainians in Toronto.

Admissions to the screenings are free upon registration, which will be launched on August, 28.

8 September, 7 p.m.

THE NEST OF THE TURTLEDOVE / ГНІЗДО ГОРЛИЦІ

Genre: Drama

Director: Taras Tkachenko

Running Time: 102 min.

A Ukrainian woman comes back to her native village leaving her working life in Italy behind.

9 September, 3 p.m.

THE TRIAL: THE STATE OF RUSSIA VS OLEG SENTSOV / ПРОЦЕС

Genre: Documentary

Director: Askold Kurov

Running Time: 70 min.

In his documentary Askold Kurov investigates the truth behind the political show trial of Oleg Sentsov, a film director and Maidan activist born in Simferopol, in 2014 charged with leading an anti-Russian terrorist movement. The film also documents the solidarity shown to Sentsov by filmmaking colleagues such as Agnieszka Holland, Ken Loach, Pedro Almodóvar, and others.

9 September, 5 p.m.

THE STRAYED / ПРИПУТНІ

Genre: Comedy

Director: Arkadii Nepytaliuk

Running Time: 97 min.

A trip to visit the grandmother living in the God-forsaken and almost abandoned village becomes a turning point for three women, three generations, constituting a small family.

9 September, 7 p.m.

CHERVONYI / ЧЕРВОНИЙ

Genre: Historical action

Director: Zaza Buadze

Running Time: 110 min.

1947. Commander Danylo Chervonyi of the Ukrainian Rebel Army (UP) is caught in one of the worst of Stalin's camps, where he finds the strength to resist repression and makes a desperate attempt to break free.

10 September, 5 p.m.

SCHOOL # 3 / ШКОЛА # 3

Genre: Documentary

Directors: Yelizaveta Smith, Georg Genoux

Running Time: 115 min.

Based on documentary play ''My Mykolaivka'' by dramaturg Natalya Vorozhbyt, this documentary film is about 13 pupils of school №3 in a town Mykolaivka, Donetsk region.

10 September, 7 p.m.

DZIDZIO CONTRABASS / DZIDZIO КОНТРАБАС

Genre: Comedy

Director: Oleg Borshchevskyi

Running Time: 85 min.

When three boneheads decide to make an illegal deal, you will wait for the end of the world. Killer comedy starring famous Ukrainians musical performer Dzidzio!

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