Ukrainian film selected for film festivals in Great Britain and Slovenia


Anna Dudko’s Ukrainian film Deep Water has been selected to participate in the London International Animation Festival (LIAF) in the United Kingdom and Animateka in Slovenia.

This was reported by UA with reference to the State Cinema.

The other day the film won the French-Ukrainian festival CITY KINOFEST 2021.

At the International Animation Festival in London (LIAF), which runs from November 26 to December 5, “Deep Water” is presented in the competition program Playing with Emotion.

The London International Animation Festival is one of the largest animation festivals in the world. Every year the festival shows about 350 films in the main, student, retrospective and curatorial programs. The festival also organizes shows across the UK.

“The author’s short story Deep Water is about a Mermaid who lives at the bottom of a lake and has the magical ability to look through the water for thousands of miles. Her favorite pastime is spying on people through water pipes. One day during such a lesson, a mermaid falls in love with a man, and blinded by passion, comes to his apartment” – the State Cinema notes.

At the Animateka International Animation Film Festival in Slovenia, Deep Water was included in Kinotrip’s Best of the World, a selection of the best animated short films from around the world that have become favorites among young people.

Director and screenwriter – Anna Dudko, producers – Olena Golubeva and Ksenia Efanova. The film was made with the support of the State Agency of Ukraine for Cinematography.

To remind, Two Ukrainian films won at the Bavaria International Film Festival.

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