The “86” festival has published the short-list of the East European competition of documentary cinema “Palm of the North”. The films will be premiered in Ukraine during the 5th IFFU “86” in Slavutych. The international competition jury will review the films and present the Grand Prix and the Best Ukrainian Film Award. A direct voting will determine the winner of the Viewers’ Choice Award.
This year, “Palm of the North” is moving to an international format for the first time in its history. The competition has received 140 applications from nine countries, and 5 Ukrainian films along with 7 foreign ones have made it to the finals. The selection committee included Viktor Hlon, Illia Gladshtein, Nadiia Parfan and Tetiana Tsybulnyk.
The 5th Festival of Film and Urbanism “86” is to be held in Slavutych between May 9th and 13th.
The finalists of “Palm of the North”:
8 hours. Directed by Lena Shulika. Ukraine, 2017, 21‘
Happy Pills. Directed by Alexander Zubovlenko, Belarus, 2017, 31’
Hitchhiking Patagonia. Directed by Beso Gvenetadze. Georgia, Argentina, Chile, 2016, 13’
On the Edge of Time. Directed by Antons Barons, Latvia, 2017, 26’
Piaterka. Directed by Mikhail Gorobchuk. Russia, 2017, 32’
Roosenberg. Directed by Ingel Vaikla. Estonia, 2017, 29’
The Moon The Sun and The Three Musketeers. Directed by Vahagn Khachatryan, Portugal, Armenia, 2017, 20’
Wanderer. Directed by Martynas Kundrotas. Lithuania, 2016, 18’
Adzhakhy trip. Directed by Sashko Protiah. Ukraine, 2017, 7’
Bond. Directed by Zhanna Ozirna. Ukraine, 2019, 30’
The film of Kyiv. Episode One. Directed by Oleksiy Radynskyi. Ukraine, 2017, 7’
Totally stranger. Directed by Aleksandr Surovtsov. Ukraine, 2017, 39’