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47th KYIV IFF "MOLODIST" - OCTOBER 21-29, 2017



    23 May at 14.00 the International Film Festival "Molodist" organized a special event for young Ukrainian filmmakers at the Ukrainian Pavillon in Cannes - face-to-face-meetings with the programming directors of European film festivals.     This event helped Ukrainian producers to get the direct contact to the festival selectors of festivals in Cannes, Venice an...

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Kyiv International Film Festival "Molodist" will continue their project «World Cinema, support Ukraine!» in Cannes. The main purpose of the “Molodist” team -  to show the millions of Ukrainians that real people, filmmakers around the world - support us, real people. Every guest of the Ukrainian pavilion can leave a message in the special album, which ...

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The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival will be held from 17th to 28th May, 2017. Since 2007 Kyiv IFF "Molodist" participates  in the international film market Marché du Film. This year Molodist has provided an opportunity for the general presentation of Ukraine at its own market stand. The main goal of the Ukrainian pavilion is to provide international film professionals with t...

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  On February 12 Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist” will present the project “Ukraine: Cargo 300” during the Berlinale-2017. UKRAINE: CARGO 300 is a social project, which calls on creative class of Europe and a  whole world  to look at Ukraine as on a fighter, which is carries losses. It needs support from the world cinema elite,...

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47th Kyiv IFF “Molodist” will take place on October 21-29, 2017, and opens call for entries to the festival competition programs from February 1, 2017. According to the festival regulation you can submit your film for the international competition program which consists of the following categories: - Student’s film (fiction, documentary, animation &ndash...

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“Our viewers are our heroes, and they are the reason we do this festival” - Andriy Khalpakhchi

The The 46th Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist” awards ceremony took place at the Ivan Franko National Academic Theatre. At the beginning, the presenters focused on the awards given to filmmakers at the opening of “Molodist”. In particular, the State Dovzhenko Prize, awarded by the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevhen Nyshchuk to director Viktor Olender, while the...

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The Eighth Day of Molodist: Wajda’s “Afterimage”, red carpet and closing ceremony

In the morning, Kyiv Cinema held a press screening of the closing film “Afterimage” by Andrzej Wajda. The main character of the film is the famous Polish artist Władysław Strzemiński: “When we look at an object, our eyes hold its imprint. When we stop looking and shift our gaze towards something else, our eyes see its afterimage, the stain in its shape, but of a different colour....

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Molodist-46 announces its winners!

The 46th Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist” awarded its winners. The ceremony took place at the Ivan Franko National Academic Theatre. The Grand Prix and cash prize from Loto Zabava for 10 000 dollars went to the film by Jan P. Matuszynski “The Last Family” (Poland). The winner of the International feature competition is the work of Guillaume Senez “Kee...

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Catherine Dussart: “A good producer is a person who can help the director create a film that they wanted to make”

The Education and Culture Centre “Master Class” continues to host the guests of “Molodist”. This time, French producer Catherine Dussart, who helmed the International Jury of the 45th festival, shared her experience in the film industry.                 The meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere. Catherin...

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Boat Meeting: sailing into the world of new cinema

Molodist’s traditional international co-production market Boat Meeting changed locations this year, but not the rules. 5 teams, 4 from Ukraine and one from Albania, presented projects for feature films. The participants were assessed by the jury of producers Catherine Dussart (France), Simona Baumann (Germany) and Oleksii Terentiev (Ukraine).          ...

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The Magnificent Seven on the seventh day of “Molodist”

The 46th Film Festival “Molodist” continues to entertain the audience with interesting festival events and screenings of exquisite films. In the morning, Kyiv Cinema held a press screening of the film “Boris Without Beatrice” by the Canadian director Denis Coté. It is a painful, but deeply philosophical film about the relationship between relatives, friends and lo...

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The winner of the competition program Sunny Bunny

On the night of 28th of October at the 46th party KIFF "Molodist'' Sunny Bunny Awards Night, which was held at the Dovzhenko Center, the winners of the competition program - "Sunny Bunny" became known.                 Sunny Bunny Best Film Taekwondo dir. Marco Berger, Martin Farina, Argentina 2016, 105&rsq...

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Feature competition. Press Conference: “Modern filmmakers are looking for a new cinematic language”

The Cinematheque Hall of Kyiv Cinema held a press conference with the participants of the feature competition. The event was moderated by Svitlana Korotkova, who started the conversation by saying that “the festival program this year interesting and intense, and almost all films in the feature competition were based on original scripts.”          ...

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Premiere: 90 minutes with Mustafa Dzhemilev at “Molodist”

On October 28, the Kyiv Cinema will host a premiere of the documentary “Mustafa”. The film will be presented in the program “Ukrainian premieres” at the Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist”. Work on the film began in February 2015 and lasted for half a year. Although initially the project’s team sought to create a full-length documentary, the for...

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The Fifth Day of “Molodist’46”: start of the National competition and premiere of #FutureInThePast

Education and Culture Centre “Master Class”, as a venue for festival events, continues to delight cinephiles with interesting meetings and conversations with filmmakers. Today it hosted a Pitching of projects from young Ukrainian directors for the German Short Film Association (AG Kurzfilm). The Blue Hall of Kyiv Cinema cordially greeted the audience that came to see the Ukrainian p...

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Equator of Milodist: the summary

Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist” opened at the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre. For the next eight days, the cinephiles of Kyiv immersed themselves into the world of cinema. The festival reached its equator, so let us remember the most significant and most interesting events so far. The first day of the festival presented the program “Illienko '80...

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Leonid Parfenov will present the film “Russian jews” at “Molodist”

On October 27 at 19:00 thenon-competitionprogram“Special Events”willpresentthedocumentarybyLeonidParfenov“Russian Jews”. Thisisthefirstpartof a documentarytrilogyabouttheformationoftheJewish communityinRussia. Afterthefilm,Leonid Parfenov willbe available for a Q&A withtheaudienceandapressbriefing. Plan of the event: 19:00 –presentation of the film &ldquo...

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