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INHERITANCE

Katia and Anton are a young couple who have just moved into their own flat. They are in love with each other, but their happiness is suddenly threatened: behind the walls of the flat there seems to be an evil lurking, about to burst out.

Year: 2026

Duration: 100'

Production: СUC

Author and director Stanislav Bytiutskyi

Type: fiction

Producers: Valeria Sochyvets, Inna Lastochkina

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Curtain

Violinist Arina plays in an orchestra, and her boyfriend Denys is a conductor. They have a codependent relationship. She discovers that Denys is having an affair with a younger lover. During a party at a music competition, she is raped by a stranger. She does not dare to tell her partner about it. One night, a drunken Denys becomes extremely aggressive. She gathers all her strength to escape from him. Unfortunately, the city is filled with sounds of alarm, and explosions are heard nearby.

Рік: 2026

Duration: 90'

Production: CUC, VIATEL

Author and director: Valeria Sochyvets

Type : fiction

Producers: Inna Lastochkina, Viktor Shevchenko, Halyna Kryvorchuk

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From Radvanka

In the small city of Uzhhorod in western Ukraine, in a Roma settlement called Radvanka, Zhanna documents her everyday life.
Through her chronicle, we get to know the inhabitants of the Roma settlement, discover how the Roma confront the difficulties of war and modernity, which they face without the skills to write and speak Ukrainian. The camera in Zhanna's hands becomes her way of communicating with the world.

Рік: 2026

Duration: 70'

Author and director: Tomi Hazhlinski

Type: documentary

Producers: Valeria Sochyvets, Sabina Asadova

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Ashes settling in layers on the surface


Based on diaries and photographs found in the houses destroyed during the Russian war against Ukraine, the film captures the stories of Mariupol, including that of the director’s family. It centers on the value of freedom and human life itself over the nonsensical statements repeated by totalitarian regimes, as witnessed throughout the history of the Azovstal plant.

Year: 2025

Duration: 80'

Author and director: Zoya Laktionova

Production: CUC, 2BraveProduction

Type: documentary

Producers: Natalia Libet, Valeria Sochyvets, Victor Ede, Petra Seliskar

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Hard Sub


Looking for a better life, Amir from Azerbaijan emigrated to Ukraine that has just become of age, like he himself. Together with his new motherland, he grows up and forms as a personality. Now, living through the middle age crisis, both Amir and Ukraine are forced to make heavy decisions on their complicated way to independence.

Year: 2027

Duration: 85'

Author and director: Novruz Hikmet

Production: CUC, PlotlessFilm, GogolFilm

Type: fiction

Producers: Valeria Sochyvets, Julian Gerchow

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Warrior

After several years on the frontline, Sasha, a female sniper in the Ukrainian army, returns to her home village, determined to forget the war and return to a life of peace. But she learns that her father, a forester, has disappeared because of his resistance to illegal loggers who are destroying the century-old Carpathian forest. Alone against all odds, she decides to bring justice.

Рік: 2027

Duration: 80'

Author and director: Masha Kondakova

Type: fiction

Producer: Valeria Sochyvets

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Driving Lessons

Wartime Kyiv, Ukraine. A father helps his daughter to practice driving. They are the only relatives to each other and have a strong connection, but many disagreements in their opinions. The driving lesson ceases to be ordinary when the father is issued a summons at a checkpoint.

Year: 2024

Duration: 16'

Author and director: Anastasiya Gruba

Type: fiction

Production: CUC, Salt cinema, PackGauz

Producers: Mira Oyetoro, Viktor Shevchenko, Valeria Sochyvtes, Denys Satanovskyi, Sabina Asadova

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Bogrács

On a beautiful fall day a construction worker decides to have a lunch break, a young girl takes care of her elderly grandmother, and a film director tries to edit his feature debut.
Meanwhile, air defense forces are shooting down targets in the sky over Kyiv.

Year: 2024

Duration: 16'

Author and director: Vyacheslav Turyanytsya

Type: fiction

Producers: Inna Lastochkina, Philip Sotnychenko, Valeria Sochyvets

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Unavailable

Escaping from shelling, Serhii temporarily moves to the west of Ukraine. When his mother decides to evacuate from the occupied hometown, they lose telephone contact.

Year: 2025

Duration: 15'

Автор ідеї і режисер: Kyrylo Zemlyanyi

Type: fiction

Producers: Inna Lastochkina, Nikolai Yaroshenko

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Times New Roman

Against the backdrop of events related to russia's
full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a reporter Roman
that copes with alcohol problems and a midlife
crisis cannot make a choice between his lover
and his wife, trying not to repeat the mistakes of
his parents and save all existing ties. Against the
backdrop of problems related to the war, a midlife
crisis, alcohol problems and personal life, the
protagonist cannot break the circle of constantly
recurring events.

Year: 2027

Duration: 105'

Author and director: Philip Sotnychenko

Type: fiction

Producer: Valeria Sochyvets

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The Shadows

This is a film about homelessness, but not about hopelessness. The difference between them it’s just one letter. But at the same time it’s an abyss. This story began three years ago as an observation of the photographer Sasha Chekmenyov during his work with the homeless. It was supposed to be a film about another world that we wish to ignore.

Рік: 2027

Duration: 80'

Author and director: Polina Kelm

Type: documentary

Producers: Valeria Sochyvets, Ringailė Leščinskienė