Docudays UA 2023
Modern Times Review @ Docudays UA 2023
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival looks to facilitate the respect for and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, to establish an understanding of human dignity as the highest value, to raise the level of civil activity in Ukraine, and to promote the development of documentary filmmaking. For its 20th edition, Docudays UA holds an in-person event in Kyiv and Modern Times Review will be on-site throughout.
The 20th Docudays UA takes place from 2 to 8 June 2023
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Docudays UA Program Director Yuliia Kovalenko on the current situation in Kyiv, the necessary adjustments to programming a festival during wartime, the role of Program Director amongst the wider team, and more.
Director: Mstyslav Chernov
While the Russian invasion commences, a group of Ukrainian journalists who are stuck in the besieged city of Mariupol strive to carry out their duty of documenting the war's brutalities.
Director: : Ihor Ivanko
A Ukrainian filmmaker turns to a forgotten photo archive as his grandfather’s memory starts fading away.
Director: Abbas Rezaie
Following the team behind the most widely circulated daily newspaper in Kabul as it is recaptured by the Taliban.
Director: Alisa Kovalenko
An achingly tender film about growing up and a moving contemplation on life itself.