The competition has its own jury and prize. It is a great launchpad for aspiring Ukrainian filmmakers. Fiction, documentary and animated short films are accepted into the competition.
The new full-length competitive documentary film program, within which directors present their debut works. The program was launched to mark the 50th anniversary of the "Molodist" festival.
An attempt to speak with younger generation in cinematic language and to understand their way of thinking. The program is designed for kids & teens aged 10-14.
A traditional festival program that has been attracting the attention of audiences and media for over a decade. It includes participants of the official selections and prize winners of the major film festivals of the world – Cannes, Berlin, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, etc.
A dreamlike program follows the tradition of late screenings. Here at night unconventional genre films have a special flair.
Introduced in 2018, Forma showcases unique experimental and challenging films that prove cinema has yet long to live.
Initiated at the 39th Molodist KIFF, this program is dedicated to centennials of renowned masters of cinema.
Founded by Josep Maixenchs in 1993, the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia became the first audiovisual teaching center in Spain with a university degree. Its graduates have achieved a total of 56 Gaudí Awards. Among the notable alumni there are Juan Antonio Bayona, Javier Ruiz Caldera, Mar Coll, Kike Maíllo, Nely Reguera, Dani de la Orden, Roser Aguilar, Óscar Faura, Arnau Valls, Pau Esteve, Eduard Grau, Lluís Castells, Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Martí, Elena Ruiz, Alberto de Toro.
The final film of the 50th Molodist is Stanislav Kapralov's Egregor, picture about a New York detective who comes to Kyiv to unravel the mysterious tangle of chase and death.