• Jihlava | October 2015

  • Uzhhorod, Kyiv | April 2016

Film school students from the Ukraine (from Kiev University of Drama, Films and TV Karpenko-Karogo and TV school – “Interschool”) took part in the Ji.hlava Industry Programme of the 19th Ji.hlava International documentary film festival.

In each of the participating cities, the festival echoes showcased a selection of fillms from the th 19th Ji.hlava IDFF presented by the filmmakers and followed by Q&As.


Reports on the 19th edition of Ji.hlava IDFF by ukrainian students

  • Liudmyla Аgafonova
    For me, a trip to the Film Festival in Jihlava was a kind of journey into a parallel reality. The air of this small Czech town full of new ideas and inspiration. It seems that all the 9 muses of Greek mythology hovering nearby...  more >>

  • Olesya Bortyak
    About Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival I have heard many times during another big film festivals, such as Vision du Reel in Switzerland and Berlinale International Film Festival. I always came to the pavilion of Ji.hlava IFF and tried to get to know about some new good films from that side. Everybody knows that film program in Ji.hlava IFF is one of the best among other documentary film festival. And many filmmakers dream to have a world film premiere here in Jihlava...  more >>
  • Yurii Plavko
    International Film Festivals are a great opportunity to gain more experience, knowledge and useful contacts in the field of film production. It was the first time I visited such an event outside of  Ukraine, so it was very interesting to compare it with Ukrainian film festivals...  more >>
  • Marina Ustyushkina
    I always expect some special experiences from trips to the Czech Republic, because any tourist find everything for the happiness in this country: cozy streets, majestic Gothic castles and churches, friendly people. But this time, the trip to the Czech Republic was not just special, but really impressive for me...  more >>

  • Svitlana Aparina
    As for me he main topic of International Documentary Film Festival in Jihlava this year is FREEDOM. During screening of the films I have realized that it's a festival of truly author's documentaries which have no topical or technical borders...  more >>
  • Alona Stulii
    Festival organizers provided a large information base about screenings, workshops, contacts, links and other materials which I was able to look through and select specific events. Among the films I've seen the approach of Ivan Ostrochovský, director of mocumentary "The Goat", strongly impressed me...  více (v angličtině) >>



The project was supported by the Czech Centre in Kyiv.


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