PROJECTIONIST / PANORAMA / KINOOPERATOR

Script and director Yuriy Shylov

 

Valentin is a projectionist. For 44 years he has been working in one of the oldest movie theaters in Kyiv city center. Maidan and all political events remain behind the scenes. His whole life is concentrated in the projection booth. Before, during or after a movie. Drinking with a war veteran, dancing with girls from casting agency next door, cutting his 75-year-old partner's hair, etc. Circulation of festivals and events must end at some point. Fire in the cinema is a reason to kick him out of work. This is his last year before retirement and year after.

Documentary
72 min

Premiere in Ukraine
Autumn 2018

Production
MAGIKA FILM
DOCEDU FOUNDATION

Financial support:
State Film Agency of Ukraine
TVP 2