Ukrainian film won a prestigious award in USA


Ukrainian film “the Word” received the award in the United States.

A short film Shot on the revival of “the Word” received the award for best direction – “Best Director in a short film” film festival New York City International Film Festival.

Short film directed by Igor Vishnevskogo based on real events that took place in Soviet Ukraine during the period in the history of Ukrainian literature and art, which later became known as the “Executed Renaissance”, according to the State Agency of Ukraine for movie.

The best representatives of this period – by more than 200 writers, artists, poets, musicians and their families – lived in Kharkiv the “House of Soviet writers “Slovo”. It is with them in 1933, began a large-scale repression of the Ukrainian intelligentsia and destruction of Stalin’s power.

The main roles in the film played by professional actors – Vladislav Mamchur, Yuri Potapenko and Yulia Parshuta. The Director of the film, Igor Vishnevski, studied television directing at the Kiev national University of theatre, cinema and television named after Ivan Karpenko-Kary, and the film “the Word” he presented as a thesis for the degree of bachelor in July 2017.


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