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12th Week of Austrian Cinema has started at Zhovten Cinema

16 April , 2024  

On April 11, 2024, the Zhovten Cinema in Kyiv hosted the grand opening of the annual Austrian Film Week festival, which will run until April 15 inclusive.

Later, screenings will also take place in other cities: April 22-25 in Dnipro (Most-Kino cinema in the Most-City shopping mall), May 9-12 in Chernivtsi (Chernivtsi cinema and concert hall), May 16-19 in Lviv (Planeta Kino cinema in the Forum shopping center).

The festival is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Austria in Ukraine together with the Arthouse Traffic film company with the support of the general partner AMIC ENERGY.

The program of this year’s festival includes the most interesting films of Austrian cinema in recent years.

The film festival started with the screening of the drama “A Lifetime” directed by Hans Steinbichler and based on the bestseller of the same name by Robert Zichtaler. The opening film was presented by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Ukraine, Dr. Arad Benkö.

After the film festival, the general partner AMIC ENERGY will donate an amount equivalent to the festival’s box office receipts as a sign of support and respect for the indomitable Ukrainian people.

All films will be screened in their original language with Ukrainian subtitles.

Diplomats from different countries also joined the event: Ontal Geyser, Ambassador of Hungary to Ukraine, Valeriu Chiever, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to Ukraine, Elena Leticia Teresa Mikusinski, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Ukraine, Radek Pech, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ukraine.

The Austrian Film Week has been held annually in Ukraine for over 11 years. Only 2022 was an exception due to the war.

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