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New Films and New Names from Ukraine: A Parade of Canadian Premiers

New Films and New Names from Ukraine: A Parade of Canadian Premiers
Innis College Town Hall
Time: Nov 23rd, 6:30 pm End: Nov 23rd, 9:30 pm
Interest Categories: Sociology (FAS), Slavic Studies (FAS), Linguistics (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Cinema, 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
Screening of a selection of short films in Ukrainian with English subtitles.

The Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and the Petro Jacyck Program for the Study of the Ukraine are pleased to present:

New Films and New Names from Ukraine. A parade of Canadian premiers.

Duration 120 min.

A selection of short films in various genres will give the viewer the idea of what’s cooking on the cutting edge of Ukrainian filmmaking today.

Despite the absence of government and private support Ukrainian national film is alive and throbbing with new talent. The program includes Cross, dir. Maryna Vroda, the sensational winner of the Cannes 2011 Palme d’or du court métrage, world’s most prestigious award, March of the Fleas, dir. Taras Tkachenko, the Best Ukrainian Film Award at the Odesa International Film Festival-2011, Last Letter, dir. Yurii Kovaliov, Beyond Frames, dir. Maksym Ksionda, I Have a Friend, dir. Dmytro Moiseiev, Continuity, dir. Polina Kelm, the new and deliciously funny animations by Stepan Koval To Become Firm, Carol of the Bells, and by Oleksander Shmyhun Oh, Paris! All the shorts will be screened in Canada for the first time ever.

All films are in Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Time:Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
Location:Innis Town Hall, Innis College, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave

This event is free and open to the public.

Event website


  • Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies
  • Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Petro Jacyck Program for Study of the Ukraine
  • Ukrainian Film Club, Columbia University

For additional information, please contact Sveta Frunchak

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