Ukrianian Film Festival

Ukrainian Film Festival

02 December, Zahle (Stargate Cinema)
03 December, Nabatieh (Cinema Stars)
04-09 December, Beirut (Metropolis Empire Sofil)
12 December, Tripoli (Safadi Cultural Center)

Ukrainian Film Festival in Lebanon is an annual, non-competition festival of the feature films of the best Ukrainian directors. Organized by “Alfa Production Studios” under the auspices of THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF LEBANON, THE EMBASSY OF UKRAINE IN LEBANON and THE UKRAINIAN STATE FILM AGENCY. The aim of the festival is to show films that promote the development and strengthening of cultural communication Ukraine with Lebanon. The festival aims to identify and promote talented works of cinema that reflect the ethnic diversity of the modern world, the ways of co-existence of different peoples in terms of world globalization, humanistic message of protection for cultural and historical identity of other people in the natural communication of cultural and historical uniqueness of a people.

 

PROGRAM AT METROPOLIS EMPIRE SOFIL

Monday 4 December 2017 at 7:30pm
Opening and Welcome Speeches

followed at 8pm by «Chervonyi» by Zaza Buadze

Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 8pm
«Firecrosser (ToyKhtoProyshovKrizVohon)” by Mykhailo Illienko

Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 8pm
«The Stronghold (Storozhova zastava)» by Yury Kovaliov

Thursday 7 December 2017 at 8pm
«The Nest of the Turtledove (Gnizdo gorlytsi)» by Taras Tkachenko

Friday 8 December 2017 at 8pm
«DZIDZIO CONTRABASS» by Oleg Borshchevskyi

Saturday 9 December 2017 at 4pm
«The Dragon Spell» by Manuk Depoyan

Ticket price: 8,000 LBP

 

FILMS

  • Chervonyi

    Chervonyi

    Directed by Zaza Buadze Monday 4 December 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    1947.

    Read more
  • Firecrosser

    Firecrosser

    Directed by Mykhailo Illienko Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    When the Soviet troops freed Ivan from the Nazi prison, he was charged with high treason and was facing long years in Siberian camps.

    Read more
  • The Stronghold

    The Stronghold

    Directed by Yuriy Kovalyov Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    During a solar eclipse, a regular boy Vitko finds himself a thousand years back, in Kyiv Rus, in the midst of a deciding battle between good and evil.

    Read more
  • The Nest of the Turtledove

    The Nest of the Turtledove

    Directed by Taras Tkachenko Thursday 7 December 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    The story tells about a Ukrainian woman Darynka who leaves for Italy in order to find some work and support her family in Ukraine.

    Read more
  • DZIDZIO CONTRABASS

    DZIDZIO Contrabass

    Directed by Oleg Borshchevskiy Friday 8 December 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    When three boneheads decide to make an illegal deal, you will wait for the end of the world. Growing up near the border, money wasn’t an issue for them.

    Read more
  • The Dragon Spell

    The Dragon Spell

    Directed by Manuk Depoyan Saturday 9 December 2017 at 4pm

    Synopsis


    Little Nicky, the son of the Tanner, a famous strongman, has made up his mind, that he can conquer the dragon as his father did long ago.

    Read more