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Category : Cinema

Films using Odessa as a setting (chapter 1): “Transporter-3”

Odessa, with its historical buildings and streets of unique architecture, is an ideal film setting. It seems that the city .....

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2020

There are no virtual screenings. Support your local participating venue as circumstances allow so they can keep their doors open.  .....

Ethnographic and Anthropological Cinema Festival

OKO – festival of Ethnographic and Anthropological Cinema OKO – is a festival that unites filmmakers with people. It is .....

“Golem” early German Expressionism

“The Golem: how he came into the world” is a prequel to “The Golem” of 1915 and as the only one of .....

Howard Shore is the head of 11th OIFF jury

International Competition Jury at 11th Odesa International Film Festival Announced! The International competition jury at the 11th OIFF will be .....

An Odessa’s railways depot became a set for an historical film

For a day, a carriage depot “Odessa-Zastava-1” became a platform for shooting a full-length feature historical film “Now I’m a .....

“Visions” at OIFF

Odessa International Film Festival presents a new programme called “Visions”. It will be screened for the first at the 11th .....

“Atlantis” goes for European Oscar

Vasyanovich’s “Atlantis” selected in the long list of “European Oscar” The anti-utopia of Ukrainian director Valentin Vasyanovich “Atlantis” received in .....

Odessa is an international brand because on the cinema. The famous scene of the slaughter on the Potemkin Stairway on the film “Battleship Potemkin” (Ejzenstein, 1925) made Odessa famous worldwide. Due to the cinema studios city well deserved the nickname of “Hollywood of Soviet Union”. Today, the city hosts each year the Odessa International Film Festival, the most important of Ukraine and Black Sea countries, and there is a museum dedicated to the old film studios. The Odessa Journal provides news in English on Odessa Film Festival’s contents.