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Movie / Roses. Film-Cabaret

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In solidarity with Ukrainian filmmakers, EUNIC Chicago offer a free program of 5 contemporaries’ Ukrainian films this fall in Chicago.

EUNIC Chicago wishes to highlight contemporary Ukrainian cinema through these recent works which show the quality and diversity of this thoroughly European cinematography. The films on offer illustrate the vitality of the Ukrainian film industry for the past ten years, with an increasingly noticeable presence in foreign festivals (Cannes, Berlin, etc.). The selection voluntarily emphasizes the particularly dynamic Ukrainian documentary scene.

Roses. Film-Cabaret
Directed by Irena Stetsenko
2021, Documentary, 1h25, Ukraine
Monday, November 4 at 6:00pm CT
Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
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A cinéma-vérité documentary following Dakh Daughters – an intellectual freak cabaret band, created by seven actresses under the roof of Kyiv experimental contemporary theater Dakh. The video diary spans almost five years, following Dakh Daughters since their first show, titled ‘Roses’ – after their first popular song ‘Rozy / Donbas’, written long before Donbas region became the war-torn zone of the so called ‘Russian Spring’.

In English, Russian, Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public (registration on eventbrite required)

  • Organized by: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
  • In collaboration with: EUNIC Chicago