On June 29 at the Art-Prychal Gallery and 100 official sites all over Ukraine and abroad, the "Open Night" film festival will take place, according to MovieGram. The event has been held since 1997 and successfully demonstrates the best achievements of domestic cinema in Ukrainian.
For years, among the jury members of the film festival were well-known representatives of culture. Among them are Lina Kostenko, Oksana Zabuzhko, Katerina Babkina, Oleg Skrypka, Vlad Troitsky, Yuri Andrukhovych, Yuriy Illenko, Roman Bondarchuk, Oles Sanin. More than a hundred cinematographers joined the competition last year, and this year the "Open Night" festival also holds a competition. Under the rules, a tape or video work must not exceed the length of 20 minutes. The competition includes game, documentary, animation and advertising works. The films should be in Ukrainian, bilingual or to reflect a contemporary, real-life linguistic situation.
Duplication with English subtitles is also an obligatory condition. Works created during the current and past years of Ukrainian production, as well as films and video works of joint production, are accepted for the competition. The submission of works is extended until May 30.
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