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Program of STEPS Film Festival 2008


27 NOVEMBER, THURSDAY


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16.30-17.30 Press conference with the festival organizers. The conference participants: Igor Parfenov Head of the Festival, Stanislav Kucher (an anchorman of Top Secret, Russia), Vladimir Koshevoy, Elena Polyakova, Ilona Gontsovskaya (Latvia, Riga), Alina Grossou, Foma (band Mandry), Kamalia, Nina Matvienko, Konstantin Sabinin, Irina Novozhilova (rights defense organization VITA, Russia), Igor Kapitalist, Vyacheslav Stasenko festival participants.

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18.00 Grand opening of the festival
Opening film: Confession of the Devil (feature film/human rights, animal rights), 130' pre-opening night, director Igor Parfenov, Ukraine. Non-competition program.

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21.00 Press club. Discussion of the film Confession of the Devil with the director, actors, film critics and journalists.





28 NOVEMBER, FRIDAY


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11.00-13.00
To Love a Striped Animal (documentary/animal rights) 24', director Anna Samoylova, Russia. Panorama
A Sunday in Pripyat (documentary/environmental protection, Chernobyl) 26', director Blandine Huk, Frederic Cousseau. Panorama
No Place for You at This Workplace (documentary/rights of disabled, women rights) 51', director Slaven Zimbrek, Croatia. Panorama

13.00-15.00
Like a ship in the night (documentary/women rights) 30', director Melissa Thomson, Ireland/Great Britain/USA. Panorama
Unworldly (documentary/religion) 23', director Vladimir Golovnev, Russia. Panorama
Global Focus 4: New Environmentalists (documentary/environmental protection) 27', director Will Parinello, Tom Dousbery, John Antonelli, USA. Panorama
After the War (documentary/human rights) 26', director T. Guzik, Ukraine. Non-competition program


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11.00-13.00
Give me a present of a dog (documentary/animal rights) 30', director V. Hmelnitskiy, Russia. Panorama
Mother (documentary/children rights) 80', director Pavel Kostomarov, Antoine Cattin, Russia/Switzerland/France. Non-competition program

13.00-15.00
Supersize (documentary/human rights, danger of fast food) 100', director Morgan Sparlock, USA. Panorama

15.00-17.00
Skinned (short video/ animal rights) 3', director Zoltan, Great Britain. Competition program
Animal Instincts (documentary/animal rights) 23', director N. Zhukova, Ukraine. Non-competition program
Rebellion. The Litvinenko Case (documentary/human rights) 97', director Andrey Nekrasov, Russia. Competition program

17.00-19.00
With a Little Patience (short film/human rights) 14', director Laszlo Nemes Jeles, Hungary. Competition program
HEROES, NO HACEN FALTA ALAS PARA VOLAR (documentary/rights of disabled) 25', director Angel Loza, Spain. Competition program
To Love or to Kill? (documentary/animal rights) 61', director Anthony Thomas, Great Britain. Retrospective. Cruelty scenes!

19.00-21.00
Skinned Alive (music video/animal rights) 3', Israel. Competition program
Whose Skin Are You In? (short video/animal rights) 4', PETA, USA. Competition program
Testing (short video/animal rights) 4', PETA, USA. Competition program
Is everything OK? (Animation/environmental protection) 5', Vakonda design studio, Russia. Non-competition program
Anti-fur short videos (10) (Animation/animal rights) 5', Ukraine. Non-competition program
Handle with Care (documentary/animal rights) 11', director Paul Matamoros, WSPA, Great Britain. Competition program
Meet your Meat (documentary/animal rights) 13', PETA, USA. Competition program Cruelty scenes!
Animal Rights (documentary/animal rights) 22', director Alex Bourke, Harry Snell, Great Britain. Competition program
Eat this! (documentary/animal rights) 20', Animal Aid, Great Britain. Competition program. Cruelty scenes!
The Story of Boris the Bull (documentary/animal rights) 20' Hillside animal sanctuary, Great Britain. Competition program


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15.00-17.00
Earth Planet (music video/environmental protection) 3', director- Vladimir Zhyvitskiy, Ukraine. Panorama
Sacrificing your loved ones (music video/human rights) 5', director S. Otvodenko, Ukraine Panorama
My daughter (feature film/children rights) 90', director V. Tihiy, Ukraine. Competition program

17.00 - 19.00
Whose Skin Are You In? (short video/animal rights) 4', PETA, USA. Competition program
So what?! (short film/human rights) 30', director A. Aydarhin, Kazakhstan - Competition program
Red Lotus (feature film/human rights) 97', director Zaza Bouadze, Ukraine. Competition program

19.00-21.00
Skinned (short video/ animal rights) 3', director Zoltan, Great Britain. Competition program
Dash (feature film/human rights, animal rights) 110', director A. Kozyrev, Russia. Competition program


Kiev Cinema

19.00
Skinned (short video/ animal rights) 3', director Zoltan, Great Britain. Competition program
Dolina (documentary/human rights, terror) 122', director Zoltan Camondy, Hungary/Romania. Panorama





29 NOVEMBER, SATURDAY


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11.00-13.00
A different kind of gun (documentary/human rights) 15', director- Peter Jordan, USA/Sudan. Panorama
The Devil Came on Horseback (documentary/human rights) 85', director Anne Sandberg, Ricky Stern, USA/Chad. Non-competition program

13.00-15.00
The Living and the Dead Ones (documentary/animal rights) 33', director P. Bandich, Belarus. Panorama
Scruffy's Travels (animation/ animal rights) 25', Upstream Great Britain. Non-competition program
A Test (documentary/animal rights) 24', director H. Rustamov, Belarus. Panorama
My gosh! (documentary/women rights, women prison) 30', director Taras Phomenko, Ukraine. Panorama

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11.00-13.00
Overcoming barriers (documentary/disabled) 20', director R.Zavgorodniy, Ukraine. Non-competition program
The railroad all-stars (documentary/prostitution) 90' director Chema Rodriguez, Spain. Non-competition program

13.00-15.00
The Champ (documentary/children rights) 6', director Peter Jordan, USA. Competition program
The Legs (documentary/human rights) 7', director Damir Cekic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Competition program
Skunks (short film/emigration) 10', director Inesse Ensiko, Spain. Panorama
The song of the cricket (short film/human rights) 18', director - Danny Campos, Spain. Competition program
My backyard was a mountain (short film/animal rights) 24', director Adam Shlakhter, USA. Non-competition program
The Funa of Viktor Jara (documentary/political repressions) 30', director Krisrian Villablanka, Spain. Competition program

15.00-17.00
Together (music video/human rights) 2', director A. Gavrilyako, Ukraine Non-competition program
Land. The Doomed to exile (documentary/children rights) 62', director Alexander Zamyslov, Russia. Competition program
Sampari (documentary/human rights) 52', director Damien Faure and Jerome Bonnard, France. Competition program

17.00-19.00
The Scenery after the Hunger (documentary/the Hunger) 60', director Yuriy Tereshenko, Ukraine. Non-competition program
Real Workshop (documentary/social film) 52', director Anna Chepelick, Ukraine. Non-competition program

19.00-21.00
Spell your Name (documentary/the Holocaust) 92', director Sergey Bukovskiy, Ukraine/USA. Panorama
Bull's soul (documentary/animal rights) 15', director Igor Parfenov, Ukraine

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15.00-17.00
The Football (short video/animal rights) 2', Pink Rabbit, the Netherlands. Competition program
Veterinary (short video/animal rights) 2', Pink Rabbit, the Netherlands. Competition program
Skinned Alive (music video/animal rights) 3', Israel. Competition program
Parliament of the Doomed (animation/animal rights) 20', IAAPEA, Great Britain. Non- competition program
The Islanders (feature film/children rights) 84' director Kristina Kevish, Russia. Competition program

17.00 - 19.00
Skinned (short video/ animal rights) 3', director Zoltan, Great Britain. Competition program
What does the Television watch? (documentary/human rights, animal rights, environmental protection) 47', director L. Matteissen, E. Kiryushina, Russia. Competition program
Russian Rake (documentary/human rights) 45', director S. Kusher, Russian. Non- competition program

19.00-21.00
Whose Skin Are You In? (short video/animal rights) 4', PETA, USA. Competition program
The Moon in Zenith (feature film/human rights) 120', director D. Tomashpolskiy, Russia. Competition program


Kiev Cinema

19.00
Confession of the Devil (feature film/human rights, animal rights), 130' pre-opening night, director Igor Parfenov, Ukraine. Non-competition program.





30 NOVEMBER, SUNDAY


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11.00-13.00
Condemned Twice (documentary/rights of incarcerated) 5', director A. Suhanova, Belarus. Panorama
Addictions (documentary/drug addiction) 5', director A. Suhanova, Belarus. Panorama
Life Puzzle (documentary/ drug addiction) 5', director A. Suhanova, Belarus. Panorama
Test (short film/AIDS) 7', director M. Kostrov, Ukraine. Non-competition program
Its in the Genes (short film/rights of sexual minorities) 10', director Ryan Shafer, Don Burnet, USA. Panorama
Mimoune (short film/emigration) 11', director Gonzalo Ballester, Spain. Panorama
Casting. Love Movie (short film/human rights) 12', director A. Alymova, Ukraine. Non-competition program
Vrij Zijn (documentary/rights of incarcerated) 28', director Mirko Dreiling, the Netherlands. Panorama
Seeking the Good Life (short film/suicides, drug addiction) 31', director Kelly Saxberg, USA. Panorama

13.00-15.00
American Soldier (documentary/war in Iraq) 2', director Robert Jones, USA/Iraq. Non-competition program
Virtual freedom (animation/human rights) 5', director Jeff Sens, Mong Mong Aye/Australia. Non-competition program.
My truth about AIDS (documentary/AIDS) 30', director R.Zavgorodniy, Ukraine Non-competition program
Music partisans (documentary/Lucashenko political system) 52', director Myroslav Dembrinski, Poland. Non-competition program
LINX against fur (short video/ animal rights) 3', "LINX", USA

15.00-17.00
God, please (documentary/ human rights) 40', director K. Pavlov, Russia Non-competition program
No anesthesia (feature film/human rights) 100', director A.Sashneva, Russia. Panorama

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11.00-13.00
An Eye for an Eye Makes the World Go Blind (documentary/death penalty) 8', director Ozlem Sariyldiz, Turkey. Competition program
The Hunted (documentary/problems of indigenous people) 30', director Shaji Pattanam, India. Competition program
IHO. Iron Heel of Oligarchy (feature film/Kosovo Repressions) 68', director A. Bashirov, Russia. Competition program.

13.00-15.00
Behind the Red Wall: chasing Falungun (documentary/human rights) 55', director Peter Raw Canada/China. Competition program
Brad - one night more on the barricades (documentary/human rights, against globalization) 55', director Miguel Castro, Brazil/Spain. Competition program

15.00-17.00
Cheeeese (short film/war in Iraq) 12', director Hussein Tabak, Ausria/Germany. Competition program
Femine 33 (feature film/the Hunger) 90', director O. Yanchuk, Ukraine. Competition program

17.00-18.00
Killing free zone (documentary/animal rights) 15', director I. Novozhilova, Russia. Competition program
You shall not kill (documentary/ animal rights) 52', director Igor Kapitalist, Vyacheslav Stasenko, Ukraine. Competition program

18.00-19.00
Press conference with the festival organizers
The conference participants: Igor Parfenov Head of the Festival, Stanislav Kucher (an anchorman of Top Secret, Russia), Vladimir Koshevoy, Elena Polyakova, Ilona Gontsovskaya (Latvia, Riga), Alina Grossou, Foma (band Mandry), Kamalia, Nina Matvienko, Konstantin Sabinin, Irina Novozhilova (rights defense organization VITA, Russia), Igor Kapitalist, Vyacheslav Stasenko festival participants.


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13.00-15.00
Whose Skin Are You In? (short video/animal rights) 4', PETA, USA. Competition program
Rock-monologue. Yuriy Morozov (documentary/human rights) 69', director Vladimir Kozlov, Russia. Competition program

15.00-17.00
LA MASSERIA DELLE ALLODOLE (feature film/the Holocaust of Armenians) 115', director Pablo and Vittorio Taviani, Italy/Bulgaria/France/Great Britain/Spain. Competition program

17.00 - 19.00
Closing film Osama (feature film/human rights), 80', director Siddik Barmak, Afganistan/the Netherlands/Japan. Panorama

19.00-21.00
Closing of the festival. Concert program (Alina Grosu, show-band Charly, Kamilia, band Mandry, band Millenium etc.). Award Ceremony.


Kiev Cinema

19.00-21.00
Raman. Travelogue of Invasion (feature film/human rights) 80', director Dr. Biju, India world opening night. Competition program