Kharkiv MeetDocs Eastern Ukrainian Film Festival to take place online

Source : 112 Ukraine

The shift was caused by Kharkiv’s transition to the "red" quarantine zone
15:25, 22 October 2020

Kharkiv MeetDocs Eastern Ukrainian Film Festival
Kharkiv MeetDocs

The 4th Kharkiv MeetDocs Eastern Ukrainian Film Festival will now take place in an online format due to the strengthening of quarantine restrictions. This was reported by the organizers of the event.

"Given the transition of the city of Kharkiv to the 'red' quarantine zone, the closure of cinemas and cultural institutions, we are limited in the ability to hold scheduled offline screenings of our film festival. However, the festival is not canceled, and it will be held online," the statement said.

It is noted that all screenings of films will be free. At the same time, the number of sessions on some pictures from the program will be limited.

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As we reported earlier, Ukrainian sports drama film Blindfold, directed by Taras Dron, was awarded at the Warsaw Film Festival.

According to the film's Facebook page, it won in the international competition program of debut films Competition 1-2. The picture was recognized the best among 15 other films presented in this category.

The events take place in modern Ukraine after the end of the war. The main heroine is young MMA athlete Yulia who lost her groom at war. A woman gives up the sport and starts a new relationship to release herself from the role of the widow of the hero of war imposed by society.

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