Territory of empty windows

Documentary Film

Ukraine, 2020

10 minutes

World War II and the plant caused my mother's family to move to Mariupol. The war with Russia and the environmental consequences of the plant's operation play a key role in its future life.

 

Credits
director: Zoya Laktionova

producer: Anna Diskant

photography: Zoya Laktionova

editing: Zoya Laktionova

sound: Andrew Borysenko

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The film was created as part of the #brüderfasht project with the support of the German Embassy in Ukraine.

Curators: Lisa Herman, Maria Lanko

Festivals:

2022 - Vienna Shorts, Vienna (Austria)

2022 - In Short, Europe Film Festival, London (UK)

2022 - Encounters Film Festival, Bristol (UK)

2022 - Kutaisi International Short Film Festival (Georgia)

2022 - Marienbad Film Festival, Mariánské Lázně (Czech)

2022 - ALLORA, Puglia (Italy)

2021 - Docudays UA - International Competition Program DOCU / SHORT, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2021 - Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival - National Competition Short Film, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2021 - MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, Skopje, (North Macedonia)

2021 - Kinosaray Positive Film Festival - A special prize from the Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic (Ukraine)

2021 - OKO international ethnographic film festival (Ukraine) - National Competition Short Film, (Ukraine)

2021 - WIZ-ART LISFF , Lviv(Ukraine) 

2021 - 4:3 int’l short film festival - National Competition Short Film, Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine)

2021 -  Ukrainian Film Festival Berlin (Germany)

2021 - East Silver Market at Ji.hlava IDFF (Czech)

2021 - МІСТ KINOFEST franco-ukrainian short film festival  - Grand Prix in documentary competition

 

Awards

2021 - Kinosaray Positive Film Festival - A special prize from the Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic (Ukraine)

2021 - МІСТ KINOFEST franco-ukrainian short film festival  - Grand Prix in documentary competition

Exhibitions

 

2022 -  "A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film", Neue Galerie Graz (Austria)

2022 - Ukrainian-Georgian Contemporary Art Exhibition "Tomorrow", Literature Museum, Tbilisi (Georgia)

2021 - MUHi Exhibition of the 􏰁finalists of the competition of young Ukrainian artists, M17 galery, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2020 - #bruederschaft hybrid offline (KINO42) and online, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Selected screenings

2022 - The Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen

2022 - Barcelona, (Spain) -  "My childhood is in the city that no longer exists" 

2022 - Amsterdam, (Netherlands) - "No one will say my words for me" 

2022 - ACUD STUDIO, Berlin (Germany) - Sensory Visions, Micro-Histories / Film screening Emergency Gathering

2022 - Stadtkino, Vienna (Austria) - #WeStandWithUkraine - Screening: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange + Shorts from Mariupol

2022 - Burg Kino, Vienna (Austria) 

2022 - Acud Macht neu, Berlin (Germany) - Ukraine. Art, video and poetry benefit event​

2022 - Supernova Cinema, Narva (Estonia) - The East. Documentary Shorts. Film Screenings in Support of Ukraine

2022 - Microscope Gallery, New York (USA) - https://microscopegallery.com/mariupol-i-love-you/​

2022 - Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck (Austria) - https://www.buchsenhausen.at/en/event/where-to-go