Participants

  • Ukraine
  • Drama
  • Expected release date: December 2021
  • 90’
  • Director: Nikon Romanchenko
  • Producer: Natalia Libet

044 is a story of the city of Kyiv within three generations of one family. 1930s, a conductor of the military orchestra Victor and his wife, in their apartment in the city centre, are waiting for a black car. Victor is to be separated from his family and hometown due to false accusation of Stalin’s regime. 1990s, Tetiana works in a travel agency, helps her clients illegally emigrate from the country. Despite the difficulties, she gives birth to her son alone. 2020s, activist Sasha and his girlfriend are forced to move out since the city authorities plan to destroy the house of his great grandfather. 044 is a dial code of Kyiv. Urban space is sensitive to social changes; it undergoes transformations through political strategies and campaigns. When the space changes, people change too.

  • Ukraine
  • Drama
  • Expected release date: October 2021
  • 100’
  • Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
  • Producer: Vladimir Yatsenko

The death of the loved always triggers strong distress and poses a real challenge for all members of the family, especially in case of the death of a child. Serhii tries to divert his ten-year-old daughter Nina from sorrowful thoughts, but she keeps coming back to reflect upon the tragic event. Nina sees the presence of death in the world around and tries to comprehend the inevitability of it. Counterintuitive and painful questions asked by the daughter require instant answers. Serhii spends a lot of time in intimate conversations with Nina, which lets him focus on important worldview issues that might help him sort out his adult traumas. Reflection is a movie about critically dangerous transformations of a grown-up man and accelerated maturing of a child under the pressure of war.

  • Drama
  • Ukraine
  • Expected release date: July 2021
  • 100’
  • Director: Tonia Noyabrova
  • Producer: Natalia Libet

This is a coming-of-age story of Lola, a 17-year-old daughter of an avant-garde artist Lev and his wife Vera .Just as she comes to know of being a first-year college student and diving into her first serious relationship, she is forced to go through the family breakup – her parents suddenly decide to divorce after twenty years of perfect, as it seemed to her, relationship, – and through the collapse of the old empire of the USSR. Lola uses tricks, natural to her since childhood, to force her parents to restore the family at any cost. But facing the failure of her attempts, Lola step-by-step unravels a tangle of previously unspoken feelings to grow up at last at a time when a new state of Ukraine is born.

  • Historical drama
  • Ukraine
  • Expected release date: August 2020
  • Director: Philip Sotnychenko
  • Producers: Valeria Sochyvets, Sashko Chubko
  1. 5 years since the declaration of Ukraine’s independence. 5 months before the declaration of the death penalty abolition. The cop is killed. The wrong guy is blamed. Oleksandr is a psychiatrist in his last year before retirement. He will have to solve the crime and make the life-or-death decision under pressure of bribed judge, grieving mother, and revengeful cops.

  • Biographical drama
  • Ukraine, France, Germany
  • Expected release date: Autumn 2021
  • 100’
  • Director: Daria Zhuk
  • Producers: Denys Ivanov, Philippe Godeau

Femen are admired. Femen are hated. They are notorious for revealing their bodies but we know little about what moved these women within. From the movement's beginnings in Kyiv to its exile in Paris, through ups and downs – the film tells a story of the cost Femen paid to become mass culture icons .This is a story about women who declared: “Our breasts are our weapons”.

  • Tragic comedy
  • Ukraine
  • Expected release date: 2021
  • 100’
  • Director: Roman Bondarchuk
  • Producer: Olena Yershova

The professor of chemistry and the rector of the university, who made an important invention in his youth and was called a genius, suddenly finds out that his wife considers him a snapper, son thinks that he is a loser, friend cheats him, and himself he realized that from a scientist he turn into just a manager . . . On the first of September, the professor decides to start a life from the beginning .He leaves home and decides to find a woman who he betrayed many years ago for his career and stability.

  • Tragic comedy
  • Ukraine
  • Expected release date: December 2020
  • 90’
  • Director: Pavlo Ostrikov
  • Producer: Vladimir Yatsenko

After the explosion of the Earth, the space long-distance driver Andrew remained the only man who survived until a French woman Catherine got in touch .Despite the huge distance, Andrew flies to see her.

  • Drama
  • Ukraine, Austria, Netherlands
  • Expected release date: 2021
  • 100’
  • Director: Juri Rechinsky
  • Producer: Maksim Asadchiy

One ordinary night in a contemporary city, due to a catastrophic incident of unknown nature, an ensemble of people is going through an extraordinary experience of one-night long enlightenment. Utopia is a cinematic poem, a mixture between disaster movie, fairy tale and musical.

  • Drama
  • Ukraine
  • Expected release date: June 2020
  • 90’
  • Director: Volodymyr Kharchenko - Kulykovsky
  • Producers: Olesia Korzhenevska, Yanina Sokolova

Famous and successful journalist Nina seems absolutely joyful and happy. She’s married, has two kids, job of the dream and surrounded with friends. Suddenly Nina finds out that something goes wrong with her health. Later she will be diagnosed with cancer. Nina is going through a surgery of removing her female organs, chemotherapy and a whole bunch of radiation therapy. Nina is being operated by young high skilled oncologist Oleksandra. Afterwards, Doctor Oleksandra becomes closest person for Nina and she gives her all the needed support and reliance which she can’t get from her family. Being a public person Nina tries to keep her illness a secret at work but the disease changes everything. Currently Nina finds a deeper contact with herself through her new experience, exhausting medical procedures and an abnormal rhythm of life. She starts breathing to the fullest and live her life as she never did before.

  • Comedy, Tragedy
  • Georgia
  • Expected release date: February 2021
  • 90’
  • Director: Elene Mikaberidze
  • Producers: Tekla Machavariani, Ketie Danelia

A love story that will be the driving force for the inhabitants of a village to fight unfair situations generated by absurd borders decided by greedy presidents .

  • Drama
  • Azerbaijan
  • Expected release date: 2021
  • 75’
  • Director: Maria Ibrahimova
  • Producers: Zeynep Atakan, Emin Ibrahimov

Hasan is an elderly shepherd from Kelbajar, Azerbaijan. After becoming a refugee following the 1993 occupation by Armenia, Hasan stays in Baku with his son and family, mourning his home, his village, his wife and his lost horse, Hazel Eyes. Learning that his horse may be in Tabriz, Iran, and being forced to run in the horse races, Hasan undertakes a hazardous journey to rescue him. He ends up imprisoned in Tabriz but discovers, in an Iranian journalist, a wealthy merchant, and a fellow prisoner, friends who are willing to help him. They in turn are inspired by his devotion and perseverance, and together they work to find Hazel Eyes, reconciliation and a path to peace.

  • Drama
  • Armenia
  • Expected release date: September 2021
  • 90’
  • Director: Diana Kardumyan
  • Producer: Ani Vorskanyan

SEDA, a prima ballerina, whose professional career is approaching its end, is transfixed by Arsen, an established ballet dancer in Europe, who has traveled back to Armenia to sell his parents’ house. When Seda’s husband Maxim, the lead choreographer, invites Arsen to dance with his wife in the new performance he is staging, this opens up a pathway that could deliver Seda’s dream or her worst nightmare.

  • Drama
  • Georgia
  • 110’
  • Expected release date: May 2021
  • Director: George Sikharulidze
  • Producer: Vladimer Katcharava

After his father abandons him to become a monk, 16 year-old SANDRO, fights to navigate his growing faith in God and his explosive sexuality, which manifests in uncontrollable ways and leads him to questionable actions, as he searches for meaning and belonging in the turbulent society of post-Soviet Georgia. Left without a moral guide, Sandro battles these opposing forces within his heart in order to survive and make sense of the notions of manhood – a trial that will prove to be a revelation of his humanity, with its dark perversions, as much as a study of the society that nurtures it.