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Photographer In Focus – Boris Bukhman

Boris Bukhman is a photographer, a member of both the National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine and the World Club of Odessites. He...

In Search Of Mykola Bazhan’s Legacy On The Eve Of Commemorations Of Babyn Yar

Mykola Platonovich Bazhan (1904-1983) was one of the greatest Ukrainian poets of the twentieth century. He cemented his literary reputation in the 1920’s as...

Do You Hear What I Hear: Holiday Music Traditions That Bring Communities Together

Cultural traditions, especially near-universal and well-established ones surrounding the winter holidays, offer an avalanche of stimuli for the senses — the scents and flavors...

The “Wolf Man” of Odessa: Sigmund Freud’s Famous Patient

The brief dream of a young Odessa boy left a lasting mark on the entire field of psychology – and may have given us...

I Am A Jew!

Viktor Yerofeyev is one of the best known Russian writers working today, the author of modern classics such as “Life with an Idiot” (which...

Filmed in Odessa:

An Odessa marked the shooting locations of hundreds of films on a city map. It was truly a titanic work and took almost ten years...

A Ukrainian Journalist Responds To Barack Obama’s Great Book

By Oksana Kamienieva, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop The Audacity of Hope was the second book written by the American President Barack Obama...

The Seventh Odessa International Film Festival: A Recap

A critic recounts the masterpieces, the surprises and the inimitable spirit of the summer’s marquee cultural event Each year, the judges’ task of choosing one...

The Odessa Review’s OIFF Diary: Day 4 — King of the Belgians, The War...

King of the Belgians By Ulyana Dovgan The feature Stills, directed by Dmitriy Tomshpolskiy, became a hot topic during the fourth day of the 8th OIFF....

Keep Your Eyes Peeled: 2018 In Ukrainian Film

In 2017, Ukraine released more than 30 films — shorts and features, dramas and documentaries, Ukrainian films and co-productions with other countries, wide releases...