Anahata is a hearty chakra responsible for love. It generates a desire for harmony, manages our abilities to give and take a feeling. This story is about what to do when anahata is blocked.
The family has to celebrate the New Year at the new place for the first time. Despite all the efforts, there is no holiday spirit and everything goes wrong. Almost everything.
At first sight, this is a story of a true price of a victory.
Lyosha is haunted by the memories of a recent evening: he witnessed beating of a guy and could have intruded, but escaped instead. Alisa, a girl from the university, noticed him. In addition to this, another student, Misha, makes ambiguous hints. Influenced by all these impressions and thoughts, Lyosha makes a hasty attempt to rape Alisa in order to prove to himself and the others that he is not who he seems to be.
A lonely girl is coming back home from a cinema.
A blonde woman in a white dress, whose appearance does not betray her age, lives in an apartment without any signs of life. In the morning, she makes black coffee in a white cup, then, she pulls skin from her face in front of the mirror. Nothing unusual. Suddenly, she hears someone pulling the door latch. After she opens, a woman in a black mask attacks her. Who is this intruder, how did she end up here, and will it ever end?
Television has changed our world. However, do we realize the scope of this metamorphosis? This audiovisual research investigates the first two decades of the mass spreading of Ukrainian television. One of its centers was Lviv, where in 1957, a plant for production of TV equipment was launched, and the first Ukrainian TV-sets branded Lviv were produced.
Lyuba works at a confectionery factory. Her son is in the war zone and there is no connection with him. Lyuba goes in search of his son in an unfamiliar territory.
Taras is 35 years old, and he lives with his grandmother in an old building in Kyiv. He is in a difficult situation socially and professionally. He has, however, a great passion, fly fishing. A passion that he will try to share with Lyuda, a young woman he met on Facebook.
On native home ash, a small Crimean Tatar boy collects old nails. Having gathered the nails, he goes to his father. On his way, he meets an unfriendly local man. Now the boy has to overcome the hate of the adult to bring nails for the work started by his father.
A tale of an endless day, the main character of which has to find a peculiar way to deal with the existential challenges of his complicated being. The spirit of Ulysses, wandering on the streets of Kyiv on a stoned autumn evening under the disguise of a postmodernist mad-tale.
After an extreme first meeting, the guy and the girl go home to share their secrets. Who of them is the maniac, though?
The film explores the lives of queer women in Ukraine in the late Soviet Union. It is based on the archive video materials and interview excerpts.
The staff and visitors of one of the state institutions going through their daily routine. This building is full of mystery and secrets. Nobody can understand the issues they are trying to solve or to find the final destination of their corridor marathons. We can only trust and wonder how everything is organized here.
Messenger Tioma lives a happy life in the world of his interests. Meanwhile, war rages in the East of his country. War seems illusional like a fantasy retold by the media. Until, one day, it reaches Tioma in the form of a refugee boy, who steals his bicycle.
1933. Kharkiv, Soviet Ukraine. The House of Soviet Writers of Ukraine “The Word”. In the middle of the night, an NKVD car comes for one of the writers, and he is blamed an enemy of the people. Now two of his friends, who are well-known Soviet writers, have to find a way to save themselves and their families from the horrible fate, which is threatening the whole house.
And that moment will become crucial for him…
The young couple goes to the forest to make love close to nature. By a twist of fate, they get a chance to show their humanity and to rescue a baby. However, to blame each other and to sort out their relationship is the main task for them. The chain of tragic happenings will be the revenge to them for their inactivity.
A terrible accident happens on New Year’s Eve: the girl is taken to the hospital department of intensive care, while her friend becomes mute after the shock. The parents try to find the way out of this situation, but first they need to face their own problems and understand the value of life with the help of the cutting edge of technology.
Thirty-something-old fellow Ostap rides his bike back home after a booze-soaked conversation with a friend. On his way, Ostap meets an attractive girl, Natalia. She appears to be a prostitute, he appears to have not enough money to apply for her services. But she has no client at the moment and does not mind to have a chat. She even agrees to go to Ostap’s place…
A film about the relationships of humans and trees. An attempt to question human gaze upon nature, rediscover subjectivity of a tree and approach its radical otherness. We look into the case of fifteen “winners” of the National Trees of Ukraine competition and explore the image of a tree as reflected in the language of legislation, journalism and poetry.
A cinematic confession by Yuriy Yatsenko, the first Ukrainian who broke free from a Kremlin prison after the start of the new European war. Secretly detained and tortured in Russia, Yuriy resorts to a desperate, but thought-through step, to inform the world about his whereabouts. How did he survive, what did he go through? What is possibly going through Oleg Sentsov? This film is about one of the contemporary images of the Ukrainian that might inspire.