PÖFF and I@T&BE in Cannes 2022

PÖFF is proud to announce its full plans during the Marché du Film this May. Central to this year’s plans is support for Ukrainian filmmakers.

PÖFF and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event are directly involved in the Goes To Cannes and Ukrainian Features Preview strands of a larger Ukraine in Focus program this year. With the aid of other international partners including the Marché du Film itself, European Film Promotion and European Commission, Ukrainian filmmakers and producers will have networking, pitching and co-financing opportunities across May 21st and 22nd. The full schedule for Ukraine in Focus includes Black Nights Goes to Cannes, Ukrainian Films Now, Ukrainian Features Preview, Cannes Docs and Producers Network activities.

Tallinn Black Nights Goes To Cannes

For the second year in a row, PÖFF has joined the Marché du Film’s well-established Goes To Cannes strand, showcasing projects in development seeking sales agents. The projects will be presented on Saturday May 21st, from 14:15 to 16:15, at Palais K. This year, in light of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the PÖFF team made the decision to exclusively select Ukrainian projects for this year’s edition, including:

The Editorial Office
The Editorial Office (Редакція)
Directed by: Roman Bondarchuk
Produced by: Darya Bassel (Moon Man), Darya Averchenko (South Films) & Tanja Georgieva-Waldhauer (Elemag pictures).
Countries of production: Ukraine, Germany

the glass house
The Glass House (Дім за склом)
Directed by: Taras Dron
Produced by: Igor Savychenko (Directory films), Valeria Sochyvets (Contemporary Ukrainian
Сinema), Rodrigo Ruiz Tarazona (Сіnelab), Taras Dron (Nord Production)
Countries of production: Ukraine, Romania

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Do You Love Me?
Directed by: Tonia Noyabrova
Produced by: Anastasiia Bukovska, Danylo Kaptyukh (Family Production)
Country of production: Ukraine

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Demons (Демони)
Directed by: Natalka Vorozhbyt
Produced by: Dmytro Minzianov (Kristi Film), Denis Ivanov (Arthouse Traffic)
Country of production: Ukraine

Chrysantemum Day (Свято Хризантем)
Directed by: Simon Mozgovyi
Produced by: Alex Chepiga, Artem Koliubaiev, Daryna Zakharova, Kateryna Lachyna (Mainstream Pictures LLC)
Countries of production: Ukraine, North Macedonia

Ukrainian Features Preview

PÖFF and the Marché du Film additionally present four Ukrainian feature films nearing release, on Saturday 21 May, from 12:00 to 13:00, at Palais K.

rock paper grenage
Rock. Paper. Grenage
Director: Iryna Tsilyk
Producers: Vladimir Yatsenko & Anna Yatsenko (ForeFilms)

when we were 15
When We Were 15
Director: Anna Buryachkova
Producers: Natalia Libet & Vitalii Sheremetiev (Digital Religion)

la palisiada
Director: Filip Sotnychenko
Producers: Halyna Kryvorchuk (Viatel), Valeria Sotnychenko & Sashko Chubko (Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema)

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Lucky Girl
Director: Marysia Nikitiuk
Producers: Yanina Sokolova and Julia Sinkevych (Yanina Sokolova Production)