$35,6 million to be allocated for Ukrainian film industry in 2019

Source : 112 Ukraine

Prime Minister Groysman: The Ukrainian films become more popular
16:43, 5 November 2018

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$35,6 million will be allocated from the state budget for the film industry in 2019 as Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine reported on Facebook.

“The Ukrainian films become more popular. In 2018, the shooting of 29 films was finished and the year is even not finished. To not decrease the pace of the shooting of our films, we will allocate $35,6 million next year for the support of the film industry,” Groysman wrote.

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