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National Competition

Психро

Title
Psychro (Психро)
Director
Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko
Duration
00:12:09
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

A tribute to Alfred Hitchcock’s classics Psycho with a strange twist.

Петрівка-реквієм

Title
Petrivka-requiem (Петрівка-реквієм)
Director
Kate Voznytsya
Duration
00:05:16
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Adventures of a disoriented subject under the chaotic decommunization. Audio was created by algorithmic processing of archival records of Kyiv metro sounds. This film is a part of the project “4 day son the road”, created with support of CEC ArtsLink.

Колір фасаду - синій

Title
Facade Colour: Blue (Колір фасаду - синій)
Director
Oleksiy Radynski
Duration
00:22:00
Country
Ukraine
Year
2019

Florian Yuriev is an architect, artist, luthier, theorist and poet. Approaching his 90th anniversary, he’s compelled to master one more occupation – the one that’s entirely new for him. In order to protect his architectural opus magnum from being absorbed by a nearby shopping mall, Florian joins the fight against mayhem unleashed on the city by the property developers.

В радості, і тільки в радості

Title
In Joy (В радості, і тільки в радості)
Director
Marina Roshchyna
Duration
00:27:21
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Katia is a young single mother. She falls in love with a guy, but is afraid to tell him she has a son. The things between them move fast and it’s getting harder to confess. She must choose between her private life and responsibilities to her child.

Mia Donna

Title
Mia Donna
Director
Pavlo Ostrikov
Duration
00:16:29
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Life of forty-six-year-old Oksana changes when her husband Tolik turns into a seven-year-old boy. Doctors are powerless, and nobody can fix his condition. Oksana clings to her old life, but the problem turned out to be more serious than it seemed to her.

Анна

Title
Anna (Анна)
Director
Dekel Berenson
Duration
00:15:00
Country
Ukraine, Israel, United Kingdom
Year

Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.

Донер

Title
Döner (Донер)
Director
Denys Spolitak
Duration
00:06:30
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Once a guy accidentally drops his kebab on the ground. Illuminated by a light ray, the snack comes to life and starts the journey of its own...

Вічність

Title
Eternity (Вічність)
Director
Anna Sobolevska
Duration
00:23:49
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Year 2058. Corporations digitize the souls of the dying and place them in the digital world beyond the grave forever. Young guy Ian is strongly against digitalizing. The sudden car crash, makes Ian go against his principles.

Нормальна

Title
The Normal (Нормальна)
Director
Diana Horban
Duration
00:12:46
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

After a failed party, the girl decides to tell about all the sore to a stranger in the park. In the conversation of girls, their vision of the world opens up.

Йоргос і Поля

Title
Giorgos and Polya (Йоргос і Поля)
Director
Polina Moshenska
Duration
00:11:07
Country
Ukraine, Greece
Year
2018

This is a documentary story of love, a story about the long-distance relationship that started in September 2014, while war in Ukraine and the economic crisis in Greece were taking a dramatic turn.

Марґо

Title
Margot (Марґо)
Director
Anzhelika Ustymenko
Duration
00:07:36
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

She dreamt once that he came and kissed her. She could feel his touch which she longed for. But in the morning even the memory of the dream has faded away.

Тяжіння

Title
Gravity (Тяжіння)
Director
Denys Halushko
Duration
00:14:40
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

There are places on Earth where the gravity is enormous. In these places, time and space mix and produce the feeling of infinite existence. Life, people, and objects surrounding you merge into an unknown, extra ordinary substance. This is a story about one of such places. However, what is the meaning of gravity? Does it have a beginning or an end? Is it possible to comprehend it, or is it only available to one’s senses?

Звірі

Title
Beasts (Звірі)
Director
Roman Volosevich
Duration
00:28:57
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

The young NKVD associate Athanathiy Lapin by the accident caused the falling of Leader’s portrait, the portrait of Joseph Stalin, while settling down at the new place. When he gets into such situation, he adjoins the system for real, becoming a part of what he didn’t even expect.

Кохання

Title
Deep Love (Кохання)
Director
Mykyta Lyskov
Duration
00:13:58
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Deep love has finally happened in Ukraine.

Син

Title
The son (Син)
Director
Мар'яна Бурима
Duration
00:12:01
Country
Ukraine
Year
2019

How to accept your daughter if she isn't like everyone else? Maybe I brought her up in a wrong way? But which way is the right one? Perhaps these are the questions Antonina, mother of a young transgender person, asked herself.

Молодий, але це минеться

Title
Young but it will pass (Молодий, але це минеться)
Director
Nastya Feschuk
Duration
00:11:57
Country
Ukraine
Year
2019

Film pictures job interview, which happened to catch the main hero in the period of emotional instability. He can’t tell the line between honesty and provocation and the interview becomes more and more alike confession or a one-man’s show.

FOMO

Title
FOMO
Director
Vlad Krasinskiy
Duration
00:08:07
Country
Ukraine
Year
2019

A young Ukrainian journalist films “stories” in Instagram from the center of events. In the daytime – on political actions, at night – at the bars and at evening parties. He has to decide where his own place is.

ПЖ

Title
Lifer (ПЖ)
Director
Ksenya Kravtsova
Duration
00:28:26
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

Father and son seem to have lost the sense of time. Their life flows day after day, year after year. They are separated by space. They are united by love. They probably won’t see each other in a life time...

Десь поряд. Iсторiя однiєї перерви

Title
Somewhere Near. The Story of a School Break (Десь поряд. Iсторiя однiєї перерви)
Director
Nataliya Davydenko
Duration
00:13:00
Country
Ukraine
Year

Yulia is just an ordinary schoolgirl bullied by her classmate Lika, whose cruelty and uncontrolled aggression transform into physical as well as psychological violence. Other classmates stand aside watching “the show”. Yulia doesn’t make a stand against her until a string of events changes everything...

КРОКОДИЛ

Title
CROCODILE (КРОКОДИЛ)
Director
Kateryna Gornostai
Duration
00:23:45
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

“Crocodile” is a game for a big company. The host shows a word by using only gestures. Who ever has guessed it chooses the one who’ll show the next word. Anya comes up with a difficult word for Lisa. This New Year's Eve turns into a test of their friendship.

Людина з фотоапаратом

Title
Man with a photo camera (Людина з фотоапаратом)
Director
Vitalii Kikot
Duration
00:39:58
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018

1990 – The Ukrainian Republic is on the path of self identification. A photographer from the criminal forensics department, Aristarkh, dreams of building a career asa professional art photographer. To achieve the desired results in his photography, he must take radical measures.

Понад Стіксом

Title
Above the Styx (Понад Стіксом)
Director
Maria Stoianova (режисерка монтажу)
Duration
00:29:10
Country
Ukraine
Year
2019

Thousands come to the cemetery for ‘hrobky’ (Memorial Day) to commemorate their departed relatives, to get blessed, to celebrate life... It’s a wonderful tradition, isn't it?

Пуповина

Title
The Cord (Пуповина)
Director
Olexandr Bubnov
Duration
00:06:39
Country
Ukraine
Year
2018
MOLODIST 48 / Screening Program