Ukrainian Cinema Since Independence

Tuesday, October 25, 2005
1219 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

The Ukrainian Studies Program and the Ukrainian Film Club of Columbia University present: "Agony and Ecstasy: Ukrainian Cinema Since Independence," with special guest speaker, Prof. Serhiy Bukovsky, the leading Ukrainian documentary filmmaker, winner of the 2002 Taras Shevchenko National Prize, author of the sensational documentary “War. Ukrainian Account”, and professor of the Ivan Karpenko Kary National University for Theater, Cinema, and Television. Prof. Bukovsky will share his thoughts about the current state of Ukrainian cinema and its prospects for the future. The event will include screenings of some of Bukovsky’s work, with subsequent discussion. Mediated by Dr. Yuri Shevchuk, lecturer of Ukrainian language and culture, and director of the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University. (To see the Ukrainian Film Club website, please see Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University.)