Ukrainian Canadian Film Festival
presents documentaries on human rights
December 8 & 11, 2017
University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Ave., Desmarais Building, Room 1130
Free Admission donations are welcome
Friday, December 8, 2017
6:00 PM “I See” (Ukraine, 2015) by Olga Fraze-Frazenko – Canadian Premiere
Language: Ukrainian, English subtitles, descriptive video dubbed in English | 46 min.
Visually impaired cyclists complete a 30-day bicycle journey covering 3000 km across Ukraine.
7:30 PM “Looks Like Home” (Ukraine, 2016) – Canadian Premiere
by Oleksandr Nazarov, Angeline Kariakina
Language: Ukrainian, English, Russian, German (subtitles provided) | 45 min.
Forced to abandon their homes in the conflict zone, IDPs struggle to make a new place feel like home.
Monday, December 11, 2017
6:00 PM “The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov” (Estonia, Poland, Czechia, 2017) by Askold Kurov
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English (subtitles provided) | 75 min.
Kafka-esque show trial of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.
7:30 PM “This Is Gay Propaganda: LGBT Rights and the war in Ukraine” (Canada, 2015) by Marusya Bociurkiw – Ottawa Premiere
Languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian (subtitles provided) | 53 min. | Q&A with Marusya Bociurkiw
Testimonies of revolution and war by one of the minorities, persecuted in occupied territories.
RSVP: email@example.com, on social media or by texting to 613-276-2105 before Thurs, Dec. 7 for Fri., & before Sun., Dec. 10 for Mon.
All donations proceed in support of charitable causes and filmmaking.
The event is sponsored by Embassy of Ukraine in Canada, the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa, Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association Ottawa Branch, League of Ukrainian Canadians, and private donors.
Details at kino-fest.ca