MIP: Short Feature Film 'Djakuyu' Winning Nomination at Romanian Film Festival
Djakuyu, a short feature film produced to the order of the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine, has won the ‘best editing’ nomination at the Romania-based monthly international film festival Short to the point.
“The nomination of film Djakuyu is yet another little step proving that Ukraine is interesting to the world. I do not doubt that this is only a beginning of a large-scale campaign for promoting Ukraine in the world. This is possible owing to the cooperation between the government and society. I am grateful to the creative team and hope that, thanks to the joint work of MIP and the MFA, this film will be seen by millions of people,” Yuriy Stets, Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine, noted.
According to Maryna Sobotiuk, the Adviser to the Minister, film Djakuyu has been admitted to international festivals in Tokyo (Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival 2018) and Riga (International Tourism Film Festival "Tourfilm Riga"). The film has been submitted to 100 festivals all around the world.
The short feature filmshows Ukraine through the eyes of a Japanese tourist as an interesting, hospitable, and unique country with breathtaking landscapes and rich history. The film was produced by the Best Friends Film company to the order of MIP and has already been presented in Tokyo, Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Ostroh.
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