In October - November 2016, the Second Nordic Ukrainian Film Festival takes place in Sweden. It is organized by the Ukrainian Institute of Sweden and its curator, famous Ukrainian pianist Natalya Pasichnyk.
On 25 October - 7 November, with the support and active involvement of the Ukrainian Community in Göteborg and its Chairwoman Olexandra Tershak Gustavsson, Ukrainian films were presented to the Göteborg audience. The opening ceremony was conducted by Ostap Kostyuk, writer and director of “The Living Fire”. Such modern Ukrainian films were brought to Sweden: “Atomopolis. Assembling Utopia” by Stanislav Menzelevskyi, Anna Onufrienko and Oleksandr Teliuk, “Such Beautiful People” by Dmytro Moyseyev, “The Locals” and documentary musical “Reve and Stohne on Tour” by Nadia Parfan.
On 24-27 November, with the support of the Ukrainian Institute of Sweden, festival will be held in Stockholm. The following films will be presented to the audience: “The Nest of the Turtledove” by Taras Tkachenko, “Song of Songs” by Eva Neymann, “The Trumpeter” by Anatoliy Mateshko, and “Battle for Sevastopol” by Serhiy Mokrytskyi.
The symbolism of hosting of the Second Nordic Ukrainian Film Festival before the Day of Dignity and Freedom on 21 November – a day when historic events for Ukraine and Ukrainians took place (the Orange Revolution in 2004 and the Revolution of Dignity in 2013) – contributes to strengthening of Ukraine’s democratic today and its European future, strong commitment to the ideals of freedom and justice.