Odessa is a city "millionaire”, the largest port of the country, one of the leading economic, cultural, tourist and business centers of Ukraine. Odessa is a large center of tourism and recreational facilities, a regional center of education, culture, science and technology information, developed fuel, food, chemical, light industry, mechanical engineering. Odessa is a resort, the center of international tourism; recognized cultural center where many nations and ethnic groups` culture coexists and synthesizes for over two centuries.
Odessa deserves to be called the cinema capital of Ukraine, on its territory there is Odessa Film Studio, a lot of movies were filmed in unique locations in Odessa. Odessa International Film Festival is the central cinema event of the city. The Executive Committee of the Odessa City Council helps to realize all our plans and is actively promoting the festival.