Event Wed Apr. 27, 2022, 6 p.m.

Event Series: Ukraine. Art and Culture in the Shadow of War

Short films from Ukraine

From European film festival winners to relatively obscure films, this program represents the natural landscape of modern filmmaking in Ukraine. The films presented are reimagining country’s modern history, observe its present life or picture an utopian fantasy. Curated by Serhiy Ksaverov, curator of Kyiv Critics` Week international film festival.

Nail by Philipp Sotnychenko

Weightlifter by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk

Svetlograd by Alina Yakubenko

Imagined Landscapes by Mykyta Lyskov

Moderated by Zoya Zvinyatskovska in English.

Zoya Zvynyatskivska works as an art critic, fashion anthropologist and independent curator. Her focus are the structures of cultural and social codes through fashion and clothing. As an invited curator, she worked on projects of the Museum of Modern Art in Odesa, the Mystetskyi Arsenal and a number of other institutions.

Zoya Zvynyatskivska participates in our residency program. This residency program was spontaneously initiated by our esteemed members of the Förderkreis of the Kestner Gesellschaft. We would like to express our deep gratitude for the extraordinary generosity that the members of the Förderkreis have made in this heartbreaking moment of war. The Kestner Gesellschaft stands with Ukraine and expresses its full support and solidarity with the Ukrainian people in this terrible time.

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