The Odessa International Film Festival (OIFF) is held in mid-July annually. This year it celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The films that are included in the OIFF programme (both Ukrainian and foreign ones) are of high artistic quality. The viewers come from all over Ukraine and from abroad to watch them.
Now there is another opportunity to watch 6 iconic Ukrainian short films from OIFF in the context of the Bouquet Kyiv Stage Festival in the Golden Gate Museum on August 24, 2019.
The first film is "Ukrainian Lessons" directed by Ruslan Batytskyi. It is about a miner-outsider whose life changes when a young female Ukrainian teacher arrives in a mining town.
The second one is "The Beard" directed by Dmytro Sukholytkyi-Sobchuk. It is about an old man who is living alone in an empty, dilapidated village. People call the old man The Beard. Once he finds a rifle cartridge...
Pavlo Ostrikov's film "Issue 97" shows Roman, a television technician who makes his living by repairing TV-sets and selling Polish antennas in the market, but his loneliness is broken with the arrival of his classmate Liuda to the provincial town.
The film "It Was Showering in Manchester" directed by Valeriia Kalchenko and Antonio Lukich shows the everyday life of a tall student Andrii. This is a series of funny situations and dramatic absurdities.
Nariman Aliyev's film "Without You" is a story about two brothers, whose car breaks in a hicksville and they have to walk the rest of the way.
Aliona Alimova's film "The Beautiful Woman" is a story of a librarian who once falls in love with President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.