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Odessa’s DOCU/XIT Program Recap: Powerful Films That Need To Be Seen

Тhe festival of documentary features about human rights Docudays UA took place on March 25th this year in Kyiv. Four top-notch works of the...
From Fukushima with Love

OIFF Update: “From Fukushima with Love” (2016)

International aid work for impoverished or disaster-ridden areas is very popular; so popular it has essentially become its own vacation industry: “voluntourism”. Thus every...

“The Odessa Review and Contemporary Ukrainian Journalism”

In September The Odessa Review’s editor-in-chief Vladislav Davidzon visited Lviv Ukrainian Catholic University and “YermilovCentre” in Kharkiv to give a presentation titled “The Odessa...

Justice in Quotes

  First I had dealings with Benya Krik, then with Lyubka Shneyveys. Do these words mean anything to you? Do they leave a taste in...

The Odessa Review’s OIFF Diary: Day 6 — The Distinguished Citizen, Secondo Me, Orpheline,...

The Distinguished Citizen, Secondo Me, Orpheline By Yevgeniya Seleznyova After all of yesterday’s challenges, today has turned out to be quite a pleasure. Finally — well-made...

The New Nude: A Modern Outlook On Ukrainian Erotica

The lavishly illustrated volume “Ukrainian Erotic Photography” deals frankly with sexuality in contemporary Ukraine. The book has created a wave of excitement and has...

Agnieszka Holland Speaks About Her Forthcoming Holodomor Film “Gareth Jones”

The celebrated Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland received her Lifetime Achievement Award at the conclusion of the Odessa International Film Festival on July 22. In...
The Lure

OIFF Update: “The Lure” (2015)

Polish films have been pretty popular in the history of the Odessa International Film Festival. At the first festival, the film “Lullaby” won best...

Steampunk Revolution Comes To Ukrainian Comic Books

The commemoration of the centenary of the events of 1917 has been taken up in very different ways by the various post-Soviet nations. The...

Ukrainian Film Submission For The 2017 Academy Awards

The Ukrainian Oscar Committee, set up by Ukraine’s National Union of Cinematographers with the participation of Ukraine’s Association of Producers and the Ukrainian State...