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3rd screening of the series "8 Years of War in Ukraine": "Tera" by Nikon Romanchenko

May 18, 2022 | 07:30 PM
Tera (2018)

Tera (2018)

The film series is organized in cooperation between the Media Library of the Institute for East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and the Ukrainian Film Festival Berlin (UFFB). The series brings together three films (documentary and feature films) by Ukrainian filmmakers that mark contemporary Ukrainian cinema in the context of the war with Russia, which has been going on for eight years now.

The aim of the series is to open different perspectives on the war, realized in different narratives and visual representations: a post-apocalyptic industrial horror, a reflection on the long-term effects of the war, a documentary of life in wartime, where even small details suddenly receive new meaning.

What unites the films in the series are the voices of Ukrainian filmmakers who lived and shot in Ukraine before and during the war, and whose works illuminate the specific context from a multidimensional perspective.

All screenings will be accompanied by expert talks + a fundraiser for Docudays UA, which will address questions about the current role of art, the visibility of Ukrainian filmmakers in times of war, and the future of Ukrainian cinema with invited filmmakers and guests.

For more information about the film series, the movies, and the fundraiser, please click HERE (in German).

"Tera" (2018) by Nikon Romanchenko concludes the series "8 Years of War in Ukraine: Voices of Ukrainian Filmmakers." Romanchenko's feature debut follows a factory worker in her supposed work routine, which is shaken by the sudden disappearance of her son, who serves in the Ukrainian army. The loss of contact with a loved one in times of war: this is the traumatic experience thousands of Ukrainians* have had and are currently having again.

About the performance:

18.05.2022 / Location: City Kino Wedding

Time: 19:30 / Admission: 7 euros

Guests: Nikon Romanchenko (Video Embassy), Daria Buteiko & Ivanna Kozak (UFFB) a.o.
Moderation: Susanne Strätling (FU/OEI)

Time & Location

May 18, 2022 | 07:30 PM

City Kino Wedding
Müllerstraße 74
13349 Berlin