The national premiere of the Pulse, Ukrainian sport drama will take place during Molodist, Kyiv International Film Festival on June 2.
During this event, the production team will show the version of the film that was adapted for the needs of visually and audially impaired viewers. People can also use these special options by downloading special apps on their smartphones.
Currently, Pulse is actually one of the few Ukrainian films that enjoys the support of such technologies.
The picture will be first showed in Ukrainian cinema theaters on July 22.
Sound description and detailed captions for the Pulse were created by Dostupne Kino agency, affiliated with the organization fighting for human rights. It is the only initiative that adapts cinema for visually and audially impaired people in Ukraine; the staff adapted more than 40 Ukrainian and foreign films.
Pulse is based on a true story; a promising young Ukrainian track athlete named Oksana might live in a small town, but she has big dreams – to compete in the Olympics. The premiere of the movie in Ukraine was planned for March 19, 2020; however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic it was postponed for 2021.