A Portrait on the Background of Mountains
Through thousands of accidentally discovered photo negatives by Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit the film explores the connection between the present and the past.
Shot over summer and winter seasons on the elektrychka, a typical Soviet commuter train that travels between Kyiv and several small provincial towns, Don’t Worry, The Doors Will Open invites us to share a ride with working-class, mostly marginalised passengers and vendors. Following a number of people and families from one grimy wagon to another, from station to station, we are immersed in their everyday struggles and learn about the dilemmas of building a new post-revolutionary identity.
Ina Fichman, Judith Plamondon
André Smyelov, Simon Gervais
Lessandro Socrates, Dominique Sicotte
The selection of favourite Ukrainian films that once were part of the Docudays UA programme.