In «Encyclopedia of the Maidan» has entered six films

In the special project «encyclopedia of the Maidan» includes six films: «World», «Hottabych and his team», «Achishena», «Êvromajdan SOS», «Kancelarska hundred» and «Mova». The following films will be shown at the XIII International festival of documentary films on human rights Docudays UA in Kyiv.

The whole cycle of «encyclopedia of the Maidan» will be presented in 252 cities and towns of Ukraine during the travelling festival in 158 the Docudays UA film clubs and cinemas in Europe and America in the framework of the project «to See Ukraine: Docudays UA traveling the world,» reports

«Encyclopedia of the Maidan» — a special project of the International documentary film festival on human rights Docudays UA, which is supported by the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine. This cycle of short documentaries. Movie heroes — human rights defenders, volunteers, military doctors, journalists, bloggers, ordinary people who changed the reality in today’s Ukraine. Each character has their own story, but together they form a single story.

«During the Euromaidan Directors and journalists, who cooperate with the festival Docudays UA, filmed daily events, heroes, and took part in various actions. They came to get warm or to sleep in the office of the festival Docudays UA, which is located 100 metres from the Maidan, showed that removed, discussed what can be done. Thus was born the film «Euromaidan. Rough cut «, which opened the Docudays UA in 2014. But the footage is much longer, so over time the idea to do a cycle of short documentary films about social self-organization initiatives that were born during Euromaidan»- tells about the project idea producer of the series, art Director Docudays UA Roman Bondarchuk.

Director of «Encyclopedia of the Maidan» Sergey Lysenko noted that they are working on films, to preserve the priceless experience of Euromaidan and to show continued he got now.

First you can view movies in the online cinema.


Docudays UA (international documentary film festival on human rights Docudays UA) is the largest international documentary film festival in Ukraine. Held annually in Kiev. On completion, Docudays UA traditionally presents the best movies of the program in the regions of Ukraine in the framework of travelling festival.

During the Docudays UA in Kiev coming filmmakers from Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Each year the festival showcases the viewers the Ukraine through the eyes of foreign documentary filmmakers.

For the first time a festival called «Days of films on human rights» took place in 2003. Then the program included documentaries and feature films. Most of them were Ukrainian premieres. The second festival was held in 2005 and had the additional title of «Ukrainian context». This time the program consisted of documentary films. After the screenings at the cinema House in Kyiv, the festival has traveled throughout the regions of Ukraine. So there was the Traveling festival «Days of films on human rights».

Next year at the International documentary film festival Amsterdam (IDFA) «Ukrainian context» was accepted into the international Network of festivals on human rights Human Rights Film Network (HRFN).

In 2006 the festival’s first works jury, and next year your prize, also administered by the Ukrainian journalists. In 2008, the program was divided into two competitions: the creative and human rights — with its own team of the jury each. In addition, in 2008, the festival was finally renamed the international festival of documentary films on human rights Docudays UA.

The main goal of Docudays UA — promoting the level of Ukrainian documentary cinema, the establishment in Ukraine open dialogue about moral problems of society, human rights.

In «Encyclopedia of the Maidan» has entered six films 23.02.2016

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