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INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
23–30
March 2018
25
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DOCU/BEST: Never Giving Up
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21 February 2018
DOCU/BEST: Never Giving Up
This year’s DOCU/BEST program has five films about struggle.
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21 February 2018
DOC/SADOC. From Playing Hide-and-Seek to TV Screens
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19 February 2018
DOC/SADOC. From Playing Hide-and-Seek to TV Screens
Docudays UA invites you to the traditional program of events for our youngest audience!
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19 February 2018
Fast and furious. Arunas Matelis’ film retrospective
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15 February 2018
Fast and furious. Arunas Matelis’ film retrospective
Docudays UA-2018 will feature two of his full length films and a collection of short movies that were awarded at the festivals in Amsterdam, Cannes, Leipzig, and Warsaw
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15 February 2018
The Three Whales of the Live Library
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15 February 2018
The Three Whales of the Live Library
Every year, Docudays UA invites its audience to the Live Library. It is a space where the books are real people
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15 February 2018
DOCU/UKRAINE: long-distance running
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14 February 2018
DOCU/UKRAINE: long-distance running
This year, for the first time in the festival’s history, feature-length films will compete in DOCU/UKRAINE competition
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14 February 2018
CIVIL PITCH. The Best Projects Receive Monetary Prizes
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13 February 2018
CIVIL PITCH. The Best Projects Receive Monetary Prizes
The authors of the best short film projects for CIVIL PITCH: Civil Activism Films will receive monetary prizes; the total prize fund is $22,000
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13 February 2018
Street Dancing. Meet the DOCU/YOUTH Program!
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09 February 2018
Street Dancing. Meet the DOCU/YOUTH Program!
DOCU/YOUTH program coordinator Darya Bassel tells about the complex and exiting immersions into the stories of children and teenagers from all over the world
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09 February 2018
Meet this year’s DOCUJury!
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07 February 2018
Meet this year’s DOCUJury!
Time to meet the jury who will choose the winners among competition films
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07 February 2018
The XV Docudays UA Moves to a New Festival Location
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01 February 2018
The XV Docudays UA Moves to a New Festival Location
This year’s Docudays UA is moving to Podil, and cinema theater “Zhovten” becomes the new festival center
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01 February 2018
Documentary School: Lectures and Meetings of DOCU/CLASS Online
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30 January 2018
Documentary School: Lectures and Meetings of DOCU/CLASS Online
Watch every Friday at BIG IDEA the best recordings of the Docudays UA 2017 film workshop
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30 January 2018
CIVIL PITCH: Prominent Film Industry Experts will Meet Competition Pa…
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29 January 2018
CIVIL PITCH: Prominent Film Industry Experts will Meet Competition Participants
Directors of European TV channels and the most famous human rights festivals of Europe, producers with Oscar nominations and experts in creative documentary cinema
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29 January 2018
Online Premiere of the Film Ten Seconds
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24 January 2018
Online Premiere of the Film Ten Seconds
From January 24 on, the film will be accessible at the BABYLON’13 YouTube channel and at our online cinema DOCU/SPACE.
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24 January 2018
Join the Docudays UA 2018! Festival Passes for Good Prices
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24 January 2018
Join the Docudays UA 2018! Festival Passes for Good Prices
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24 January 2018
New Possibilities of the Docudays UA industry section
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15 January 2018
New Possibilities of the Docudays UA industry section
B2B Doc: Producers Meet Producers
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15 January 2018
CIVIL PITCH. Who and How will Work with the Project Participants
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11 January 2018
CIVIL PITCH. Who and How will Work with the Project Participants
The four mentors will not only teach the participants how to present their projects, but also help them to decide on the central idea of their film and the form of their project, and, most importantly, to form effective teams of directors and activists.
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11 January 2018
Festival Pass for a Special Price!
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27 December 2017
Festival Pass for a Special Price!
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27 December 2017
Traveling Docudays UA-2017: summing it up
DOCU/BLOG
24 December 2017
Traveling Docudays UA-2017: summing it up
DOCU/BLOG
24 December 2017
Happy Holidays!
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22 December 2017
Happy Holidays!
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22 December 2017
"Destruction of Modernist Heritage is related to the values it p…
Interview
19 December 2017
"Destruction of Modernist Heritage is related to the values it promotes"
Interview
19 December 2017
Screening of Documentary Detective Film about Surveillance in Kyiv
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18 December 2017
Screening of Documentary Detective Film about Surveillance in Kyiv
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18 December 2017
Call for Applications to Volunteer at Docudays UA-2018!
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14 December 2017
Call for Applications to Volunteer at Docudays UA-2018!
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14 December 2017
«Caution: Fragile?» Film Program at PinchukArtCentre
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04 December 2017
«Caution: Fragile?» Film Program at PinchukArtCentre
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04 December 2017
Films that Change: The New Documentary Project Competition
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27 November 2017
Films that Change: The New Documentary Project Competition
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27 November 2017
All That Jazz in Berlin
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17 November 2017
All That Jazz in Berlin
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17 November 2017
New Ukrainian Docs in Leipzig
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23 October 2017
New Ukrainian Docs in Leipzig
On November 2, the Docudays UA team will present the third edition of the Catalogue of Ukrainian Documentary Films at DOC Leipzig, one of the oldest festivals in Europe.
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23 October 2017
Online Premiere of the Winner of "The Guardian Goes Ukraine"…
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06 October 2017
Online Premiere of the Winner of "The Guardian Goes Ukraine" National Competition
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06 October 2017
DOCU/HIT: Fourteen Cinema Halls and the Mighty Eight of Films
DOCU/BLOG
25 September 2017
DOCU/HIT: Fourteen Cinema Halls and the Mighty Eight of Films
DOCU/BLOG
25 September 2017
SEE UKRAINE in Spain: cinema, art, and a little bit siestas
DOCU/BLOG
13 September 2017
SEE UKRAINE in Spain: cinema, art, and a little bit siestas
In the first days of September, the festival SEE UKRAINE: DOCUDAYS UA ON TOUR arrived in Madrid
DOCU/BLOG
13 September 2017
Back to the Future. Docudays UA Screenings at GOGOLFEST
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04 September 2017
Back to the Future. Docudays UA Screenings at GOGOLFEST
As usual, Docudays UA is presenting its documentary screenings at GOGOLFEST
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04 September 2017
Best Documentaries In Cinemas Across the Country – Again
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28 August 2017
Best Documentaries In Cinemas Across the Country – Again
DOCU/HIT invites you to a journey with incredible eight documentaries!
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28 August 2017
Youth about Europe: Educational Project by the Stars of Polish Film I…
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17 August 2017
Youth about Europe: Educational Project by the Stars of Polish Film Industry
The call for applications for young documentary filmmakers to participate in the new educational project Youth about Europe is now open. The deadline is September 10
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17 August 2017
DOCU/CLUBS Travel across the Country
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10 August 2017
DOCU/CLUBS Travel across the Country
The festival project DOCU/CLUBS hits the road once again with 'Here and Now'
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10 August 2017
Docudays UA Goes on Tour to Spain
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06 August 2017
Docudays UA Goes on Tour to Spain
On September 1-3, the international SEE UKRAINE: DOCUDAYS UA ON TOUR project will visit Madrid
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06 August 2017
A Month of Documentary Cinema on the Dnipro Shore
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28 July 2017
A Month of Documentary Cinema on the Dnipro Shore
During August, Docudays UA will screen its festival hits in Skvorechnik
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28 July 2017
Docudays UA Will Show a “Fashionable” Film at the Mystetskyi Arsenal
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25 July 2017
Docudays UA Will Show a “Fashionable” Film at the Mystetskyi Arsenal
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25 July 2017
"The Cherkasy Project": From Romanticism to Cinema Through …
DOCU/BLOG
13 July 2017
"The Cherkasy Project": From Romanticism to Cinema Through a Store
On July 6, Docudays UA visited the City Workshop in Cherkasy with the film Audience Emancipated: The Struggle for the Emek Movie Theater. This year, the film was screened as a part of the urbanist film section, The City Image
DOCU/BLOG
13 July 2017
Docudays UA at OIFF. About the Upcoming Documentary Premieres of Ukra…
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06 July 2017
Docudays UA at OIFF. About the Upcoming Documentary Premieres of Ukraine
On July 18, as a part of the Industry section of the Odesa Film Festival, Docudays UA invites you to attend DOCS IN PROGRESS. We will present the only Ukrainian catalogue of documentary films and discuss Ukrainian documentary projects which are currently at different stages of production
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06 July 2017
DOCUDAYS UA-2018: Call for Submissions!
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04 July 2017
DOCUDAYS UA-2018: Call for Submissions!
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04 July 2017
Docudays UA Hits in the Competitions of the Odessa International Film…
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22 June 2017
Docudays UA Hits in the Competitions of the Odessa International Film Festival 2017
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22 June 2017
CANactions Festival: Architecture, Cinema and Freedom
DOCU/BLOG
09 June 2017
CANactions Festival: Architecture, Cinema and Freedom
DOCU/BLOG
09 June 2017
Unpredictable Eight. DOCU/HIT in Ukrainian cinema theatres
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01 June 2017
Unpredictable Eight. DOCU/HIT in Ukrainian cinema theatres
This autumn, Docudays UA once again invites you to the cinema to watch the best films of the festival. These are eight author’s journeys through the modern reality: from the Balkans to Ilovaysk, from a Kyiv apartment of a famous Ukrainian actress to the central concert hall in Pyongyang
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01 June 2017
A Story about the Right to the City: Docudays UA at CANactions in Kyi…
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24 May 2017
A Story about the Right to the City: Docudays UA at CANactions in Kyiv
On June 3, Audience Emancipated, one of the best films of our City Image special program, will be screened at the Mystetskyi Arsenal as a part of the CANactions festival
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24 May 2017
The third catalogue of Ukrainian documentary films: we are accepting …
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16 May 2017
The third catalogue of Ukrainian documentary films: we are accepting applications!
It has already become a tradition of our festival to issue catalogues of Ukrainian documentary films, production companies, studios, films festivals and documentary distributors. Thus, we are now accepting project applications for a new third edition. Deadline for application is July 28, 2017
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16 May 2017
DocWorks: UA/UK. A Documentary Workshop in Practice
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10 May 2017
DocWorks: UA/UK. A Documentary Workshop in Practice
Almost a year the participants of DocWorks: UA/UK, supported by the British Council in Ukraine, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Docudays UA, had the opportunity to work on their projects
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10 May 2017
Struggling for New Horizons. Visions du Réel International Film Festi…
DOCU/BLOG
04 May 2017
Struggling for New Horizons. Visions du Réel International Film Festival
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04 May 2017
EXPLORE IMPACT. How Can Documentaries Change Their Viewer?
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25 April 2017
EXPLORE IMPACT. How Can Documentaries Change Their Viewer?
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25 April 2017
Young Ukrainian documentalists at the largest Swiss festival Vision d…
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06 April 2017
Young Ukrainian documentalists at the largest Swiss festival Vision du reel
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06 April 2017
Comments about Docudays UA-2017
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05 April 2017
Comments about Docudays UA-2017
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05 April 2017
Finalists of Docudays UA Open Pitching
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31 March 2017
Finalists of Docudays UA Open Pitching
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31 March 2017
The show of 14th Docudays UA award-winning films
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30 March 2017
The show of 14th Docudays UA award-winning films
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30 March 2017
Winners of Docudays UA-2017
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30 March 2017
Winners of Docudays UA-2017
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30 March 2017
New Horizons: Towards a discussion about women in documentary cinema
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30 March 2017
New Horizons: Towards a discussion about women in documentary cinema
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30 March 2017
Scandinavian films in planetary scale
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28 March 2017
Scandinavian films in planetary scale
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28 March 2017
Weirdos, suicides and insect-eaters
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28 March 2017
Weirdos, suicides and insect-eaters
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28 March 2017
Closing festival film screening
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27 March 2017
Closing festival film screening
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27 March 2017
Four Degrees Of Human Irresponsibility And Hope
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27 March 2017
Four Degrees Of Human Irresponsibility And Hope
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27 March 2017
Jonathan Littell: "It’s Hard To Stop The Wave Of Political Viole…
Interview
27 March 2017
Jonathan Littell: "It’s Hard To Stop The Wave Of Political Violence"
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27 March 2017
Igor Blaževič: "One World has been able to listen to what films …
Interview
27 March 2017
Igor Blaževič: "One World has been able to listen to what films are saying"
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27 March 2017
Audrius Stonis: “You Have To Create Silence"
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26 March 2017
Audrius Stonis: “You Have To Create Silence"
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26 March 2017
DOCU/UKRAINE: opportunity to look at the dynamics of Ukrainian societ…
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26 March 2017
DOCU/UKRAINE: opportunity to look at the dynamics of Ukrainian society
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26 March 2017
All That Jazz
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26 March 2017
All That Jazz
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26 March 2017
“For most of the film you see the director’s perspective”
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26 March 2017
“For most of the film you see the director’s perspective”
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26 March 2017
Is Nothing Always Something?
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25 March 2017
Is Nothing Always Something?
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25 March 2017
Five Indications of Documentary Masterfulness
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25 March 2017
Five Indications of Documentary Masterfulness
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25 March 2017
Farewell, Homo Inactive! Hello, HOMO SAPIENS!
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24 March 2017
Farewell, Homo Inactive! Hello, HOMO SAPIENS!
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24 March 2017
The Yes Men: Revolting Protesters at the Opening of Docudays UA
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24 March 2017
The Yes Men: Revolting Protesters at the Opening of Docudays UA
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24 March 2017
HOMO SCIENCE: Take a Look at Yourself
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24 March 2017
HOMO SCIENCE: Take a Look at Yourself
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24 March 2017
DOCU/PRO: Navigation Through Film Industry
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21 March 2017
DOCU/PRO: Navigation Through Film Industry
As Docudays UA celebrates the fourteenth year of its existence, it’s about time for the festival to become much more mature. This year, the festival is launching its own industrial platform. DOCU/PRO is the special section, purposes of which are to connect young documentary filmmakers with the leading international players on the field of documentary film production, to share experiences of movie promotion on different stages of production, to teach them to present their film projects at pitching sessions, to help them find international partners and deepen their knowledge of film production process in general
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21 March 2017
Chоrnobyl [IN]visible
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21 March 2017
Chоrnobyl [IN]visible
Chоrnobyl [IN]visible is a new project from the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre, which consists of 15 Ukrainian documentary films about the events before and after the 1986 accident. It is one of the first attempts to rethink and reflect upon the impact of the disaster on Ukrainian cinema and culture in general
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21 March 2017
The Festival's Editions of the Docudays UA-2017
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20 March 2017
The Festival's Editions of the Docudays UA-2017
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20 March 2017
HOMO SCIENCE: the incredible shapes of information
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20 March 2017
HOMO SCIENCE: the incredible shapes of information
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20 March 2017
Morning Encounters at Docudays UA
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20 March 2017
Morning Encounters at Docudays UA
The Morning Coffee with directors and human rights activists
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20 March 2017
In the Fight for Space. CITY IMAGE
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17 March 2017
In the Fight for Space. CITY IMAGE
The movies presented in the CITY IMAGE programme have the representation of protest space in common – either a collective or individual political struggle for one’s rights, a community’s demand to be heard, or an urge to preserve the memory of the city
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17 March 2017
Welcome the Opening Movie of the Festival
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16 March 2017
Welcome the Opening Movie of the Festival
This year’s Docudays UA festival opens with documentary “The Yes Men Are Revolting” by Laura Nix, Andy Bichlbaum, and Mike Bonnano
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16 March 2017
In Search of Lost Beauty. DOCU/BEST
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16 March 2017
In Search of Lost Beauty. DOCU/BEST
About the fragile beauty of life is present in all five films of the DOCU/BEST tells Viktoriya Leshcenko, the festival’s program coordinator
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16 March 2017
Fresh Breeze of the Human Rights Program
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16 March 2017
Fresh Breeze of the Human Rights Program
From now on, the festival’s human rights program has its own name. RIGHTS NOW! is a wordplay, which in English could mean “give us our rights now” “or “give them to us immediately”
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16 March 2017
DOCU/PRO: what to expect from the festival industrial platform
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15 March 2017
DOCU/PRO: what to expect from the festival industrial platform
This year Docudays UA launches it’s own industrial section - DOCU/PRO platform
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15 March 2017
WARSCAPE jury announced
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14 March 2017
WARSCAPE jury announced
Three experts will select the winning team at the pitching that will take place on March 30 at Docudays UA
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14 March 2017
Dialogues on Life and Survival
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14 March 2017
Dialogues on Life and Survival
DOCU/CLASS year 2017 by two thirds consists of public dialogues, and by one third – of stories about passionate activist projects, in which documentary becomes a witness of tragedies caused by humans while stubbornly aiming on the utopian goal: changing the world for the better
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14 March 2017
DOCU/ART: Recycling
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14 March 2017
DOCU/ART: Recycling
Olga Birzul, the festival’s program coordinator, tells about the law of energy conservation in the films of DOCU/ART
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14 March 2017
Speak Not Keep Silence. 4 DEGREES
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13 March 2017
Speak Not Keep Silence. 4 DEGREES
The main program of 4 DEGREES festival includes the first messengers of the global warming, the “cowspiracy”, the insatiable monster of industry, and struggle as the proof of love to planet Earth
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13 March 2017
With attention to the Other. “Living Library” at Docudays UA
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13 March 2017
With attention to the Other. “Living Library” at Docudays UA
Every year Docudays UA opens the “Living Library”. Each year it offers unique experiences and endless conversations about everyday life, work, and relationships. In this space, books are embodied by real people
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13 March 2017
Photo exhibitions that should be read
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09 March 2017
Photo exhibitions that should be read
Yulia Serdyukova, DOCU/CLASS and photo exhibition coordinator, and Tetyana Malaya, PR-manager of Docudays UA, tells about the exhibitions complex as a perfect guide to the human footprint in Earth’s ecosystem
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09 March 2017
DOC/SADOC: ecologic Imaginarium
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09 March 2017
DOC/SADOC: ecologic Imaginarium
Children’s space DOC/SADOC is a specially equipped room and a program full of active and educational events for children. DOC/SADOC coordinator Yulia Sobol talks about the plans of this year’s program
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09 March 2017
How can one melt this ice? The Northern "ICE DOC"
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09 March 2017
How can one melt this ice? The Northern "ICE DOC"
About the special program of the North European documentaries
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09 March 2017
DocWorks: UA/UK expert jury announced
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07 March 2017
DocWorks: UA/UK expert jury announced
Meet the selecting jury of DocWorks: UA/UK international program for young documentalists. Three experts will select the finalist team at the pitching which will take place on March, 30 at Docudays UA. The winning project will receive 3000 British pounds
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07 March 2017
Courage, Freedom, Beauty. “THREE THINGS I DON’T KNOW ABOUT HER”
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07 March 2017
Courage, Freedom, Beauty. “THREE THINGS I DON’T KNOW ABOUT HER”
Nadiya Chushak, coordinator of the festival’s human rights programs, tells about the freedoms and courages of this special program at Docudays UA
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07 March 2017
Meet the Docudays UA-2017 competition program
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06 March 2017
Meet the Docudays UA-2017 competition program
The participants of DOCU/RIGHT, DOCU/LIFE and DOCU/SHORT competitions
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06 March 2017
Factory DOCU/UKRAINE
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03 March 2017
Factory DOCU/UKRAINE
Ukrainian competition at the festival
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03 March 2017
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