NAVIGATE is a film program focused on student short films from the Polish National Film School in Łódź (Lodz Film School), German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (DFFB) and The Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Each school has a rather academic approach to studies and within the program you can see a variety of genres, style & authors visions in a form of experiments while moving through the learning process over the courses. All the selected films show the earlier students works of young directors which made it to international festivals.

Valentyna Zalevska
  • Still frame from the movie WEIGHT


    Yuriy Shylov Ukraine

    12 min fiction 2015 Language of dialogues Russian

    A young man lies down on the grass in the public garden. That provokes conversations among other people

  • Still frame from the movie SAY CORN


    Valeriya Kalchenko Ukraine

    15 min fiction 2015 Language of dialogues Russian

    What if Rocky Balboa was a Polish girl, with a speech impediment and only 152 cm tall, dreaming to study at a theatrical university in Kyiv? Meet Veronika Kleshnia – she will teach you how to become successful.

  • Still frame from the movie WHO FRAMED KIM KUZIN


    Antonio Lukich Ukraine

    26 min fiction 2015 Language of dialogues Russian

    Kim Kuzin – once a very famous character in the USSR. In 1974, he was born as a 4-billionth man, and since his birth has become a symbol of all children of the USSR. In this documentary, the authors attempt to find Kim Kuzin today for a historical interview.

  • Still frame from the movie BIRDS


    Mykyta Lyskov Ukraine

    6 min animation 2011 Language of dialogues no dialogue

    A film about birds and their love during a catastrophe.