• Kyiv cinema, Cinematheque (map)
  • Velyka Vasylkivska St, 19

They say: sign the petition.
They offer: create an NGO.
They assure: this is not Paris, we are all off city in May.
Petitions don't work, NGOs follow the red tape, and precisely no one cares, especially in May.
Today, only artistic resistance, tomorrow is a r...


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I Signed the Petition

Mahdi Fleifel

United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland / 2018, 11 min

Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding friend, he analyses, deconstructs and interprets the meaning of his choice to publicly support the cultural boycott of Israel.

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3 Stolen Cameras

Filmmakers Collective

Sweden / 2017, 18 min

The members of video activist group Equipe Media, from Western Sahara, fight to keep their cameras. This is a story about breaking an absolute censorship with unique footage from an area where the Moroccan authorities have managed to implement a near total media blockade.


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White Riot: London

Rubika Shah

United Kingdom / 2017, 9 min

In 1977, immigration divides Britain. What happens when a punk fanzine challenges the status quo?

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KG

Cynthia Madansky

Greece / 2019, 11 min

KG ruminates through performance and a portrait of Athens, on excerpts from poems in a book of poetry by Katerina Gogou entitled Three Clicks Left. Super 8mm, 10 min. Performer, Kleoni Manousakis Music, Zeena Parkins


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Raw and Cooked / Roh und Gekocht

Rainer Binz, Thomas Leboeg

Germany / 2018, 11 min

The G20 summit held in Hamburg in 2017 provided the opportunity for this film based on reduction, in which image and sound interact as equals. Field audio recordings were edited in an essayistic way and shift between documentation and abstraction.

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Primeiro Ato

Matheus Parizi

Brazil / 2018, 20 min

"Stop the world, I want to get off". Two theatre students try to convince their colleagues to leave their classroom and join them in the protests against the dismantling of culture policies that take over Brazil.