• Kyiv cinema, Blue hall (map)
  • 19 Velyka Vasylkivska Street
  • Kyiv, 02000
  • Ukraine

Q&A after the screening

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Patision Avenue

Thanasis Neofotistos

Greece / 2018, 13 min

Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her young son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.

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How Fernando Pessoa saved Portugal

Eugène Green

Portugal / 2018, 27 min

During the 1920s, at the request of one of his employers, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceives an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca, which panics the authoritarian government of that time.

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Varun Sasindran

France / 2018, 19 min

In this film, the filmmaker enters into conversation with the survivors of the Omarska
concentration camp in Prijedor (Bosnia-Herzegovina). Former site of the concentration
camp Omarska is now a factory owned by Arcelor Mittal Company. The company’s
manufacturing process now takes place where the civilians used to be detained.
Film intents to construct a memorial in 3D animation from the archive images,
videos, recent photographs -guided by the testimonies of the survivors of the camp.


Just Agree Then

Duncan Cowles, Ross Hogg

UK / 2018, 9 min

Contrasting artistic visions, misplaced confidence and blatant ignorance collide on the backdrop of an increasingly fragile and divided world. In August 2018, seven months before the UK is due to leave the EU, two stubborn Scottish filmmakers struggle to make a short film together in the Austrian Alps. Can they find common ground, or will they have to go their separate ways?

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Eatnanvuloš lottit - Birds in the Earth

Marja Helander

Finland / 2018, 11 min

Birds in the Earth is a short film based on dance. The main characters are two young Sámi ballet students; Birit and Katja Haarla. The movie tells a beautiful and a bit melancholic story through their dance performances. It´s about the nature in Sápmi, the youth, the dance. At the same time, it examines the deeper questions of the ownership of Sámi land and the Sámi's rights in today's Finland, the Sámi being the indigenous people of Scandinavia and Kola peninsula. The contradicition between nature and modern lifestyle is blurred with humor.