Children film fest founded in Ukraine
This year Ukraine hosts the first annual Film Festival for Children to be held in Kyiv, Odesa, Donetsk, Lviv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia.
The film festival program includes:
- international competition program (contest of seven full-length films from around the world for audience aged 10 years and older);
- animated clips for children from 3 to 10 years;
- thematic retrospectives;
- interactive gaming workshops on cinema.
Special Event of the first Film Festival for Children is Charlie Chaplin Retrospective showing short and full-length films. The event is timed to the 125th anniversary of the birth of the genius of the silent cinema.
The symbol of the festival is owlet Charlie, named after Charlie Chaplin.