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47TH KYIV IFF "MOLODIST" -  27.05 - 03.06.18.


“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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“Molodist” has presented its television format

The festival “Molodist” and the Independent Association of Broadcasters will hold a competition program “Telemolodist”. This new form of cooperation was presented at the media party at the “Olympic” restaurant.               The executive director of KIFF Vladyslav Liasovskyi thanked the media partners o...

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To all accredited guests of Molodist!

You have a dream to shoot own film, but have no idea how to start? Once heard the word `pithc` perhaps don`t know the meaning? Want to see how does professionals work? Come on 28th of October at 10:00 in INVERIA Floe Space 49A Volodymyrska st. Where our participants will compete for main prize certificate on 10 000$ USD for postproduction from Star Media will compete 5 projects.&n...

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Andrea Wink: “The first thing I want to know is the director’s motivation for making their film”

As part of the “Talent Workshop” of the “Molodist” festival, the German Short Film Association AG Kurzfilm conducted a training: “How to communicate your ideas to the audience”.           The German Short Film Association was founded in May 2002 to represent and lobby for German short films. The mission of the associati...

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Today’s special event – “Mariupolis”, October 25, 21:00, Kyiv Cinema.

Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius came to “Molodist” to present his new film.                   Mariupolis is city, which is home to around half a million people, is in anticipation of war: for someone it is a pretext to aggression, for others - the best time to repair shoes and rehearse new...

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Márta Mészáros: “Heroes never die!”

Márta Mészáros has time for everyone at “Molodist”: not only did she present her film “The Unburied Corpse”, but she also shared her directorial experience at the press conference and an interview at  Premier Hotel Lybid             Mészáros’ film “The Unburied Corpse&rdqu...

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Jacques Martineau: “I don’t dare call myself a maestro – I did not set out to be a filmmaker, it happened by accident.”

On October 24, Education and Culture Centre “Master Class” within the “Talent Workshop” of the Molodist Film Festival, hosted an interactive discussion with the French director and screenwriter Jacques Martineau.               At the beginning of the meeting, Jacques stressed that he works in collaboration with his ...

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