MIP: Djakuyu, a Film about Ukraine, Presented in Lviv
On 26 April 2018, the short feature film Djakuyu, produced by the order of the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine, was presented at Lviv National Agrarian University. The Adviser to the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine, Maryna Sobotiuk, presented the film.
Nearly 300 Lviv students came to watch the short film and discuss the ways to promote Ukraine and the Ukrainian language as part of national identity.
“We are now creating information products to cover all target audiences: Ukrainian-language fairy tales for the youngest, a feature film about love of language for high school pupils and students, radio programmes, and even thematic art objects. The key aim is to inure love of the own, native, Ukrainian,” Ms Sobotiuk noted.
Earliaer, Djakuyu had won the ‘best editing’ nomination at the Romania-based monthly international film festival Short to the point and had 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 in total.
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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