17.30 – Ukrainian Film Days’ (12-14.11) opening ceremony and welcome drink. Ticket price includes screening and welcome drink.

19.00 – STOP-ZEMLIA (Ukraine, 2021), dir. Kateryna Gornostai, 122 min
Genre: teenage drama, romance
Language: Ukrainian
Subtitles: English
Suitable for audience aged 14 and above

The introverted high-school girl Masha sees herself as an outsider unless she hangs around with Yana and Senia who share her non-conformist status. While she is trying to navigate through an intense time of the pre-graduation year, Masha falls in love in a way that forces
her out of her comfort zone. From a debutant Ukrainian director Kateryna Gornostai, a deeply personal story about self-discovery and the patience it requires.

Q&A with the film director Kateryna Gornostai

Berlinale Generation 14Plus – Crystal Bear of the Youth Jury Generation 14+

13.11 – classic The White Bird With a Black Mark (). The film will be presented by the Dovzhenko film studio photographer Aleksander Bronstein
13.11 – action Inglorious Serfs ()
14.11 – drama Bad Roads (). The film will be followed by an online Q&A session with the film director Natalya Vorozhbit

Organized by the Ukrainian Association in Finland, Independent Cultural Initiatives.

In partnership with the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Finland, Arts Promotion Center Finland