Schedule 2017

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: ukiefilms@gmail.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