Odessa Film Festival is one of the main cultural events in Odessa in recent years. Every year tens of thousands of Odessa citizens and guests of the city have the opportunity to watch highly artistic films that are interesting to a wide audience at several movie venues. In addition to the main competition and the Ukrainian competition, non-competitive shows of various countries are held, exclusive movie premieres, retrospectives, open-air film screenings in the open air, including on the steps of the Potemkin Stairs.
The festival also includes social events, such as the Red carpet at the opening and closing ceremonies at the Opera House.
For beginners, filmmakers created an educational platform for the Summer Film School as creative meetings and workshops with well-known filmmakers. Also, additional educational programs are organized every year, for example, the Scenario workshop and the School of Film Critics.
The festival has a professional section, where film experts hold round tables and panel discussions, producer pitching, and film presentation at the production stage. There is also a local film market for distributors and distributors.
Take the opportunity to plunge into the unforgettable and fascinating world of cinema together with the Odessa Film Festival!