Exquisite and timeless black and white images depicting two chapters of Ukraine's recent history – the Maidan and the war.
Since 1989 Glyadelov has been shooting in Europe, Central Asia, Africa, and the USA. He has documented conflicts in Moldova, where he was injured, in Nagorny Karabakh, in Chechnya and Ukraine, where he was injured again. Since 1997 until now, Glyadelov has actively cooperated with the international humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres. Aleksandr's photographs have been used by international organizations such as MSF, HRW, the Global Fund, UNAIDS and UNICEF. Among his awards are: the Grand-Prix of Ukrpressphoto-97, the Hasselblad Award at the European photography competition in Vevey, Switzerland Images'98; the Mother Jones 2001 Medal of Excellence at the International Documentary Photography Foundation in San Francisco, USA; Moving Walls 2002 by the Open Society Institute (OSI) in New York, USA, and others. He has held over 30 personal exhibitions in different countries, and has published three books.
A short film about Glyadyelov and the project
Euromaidan. Rough Cut
Ukraine, 2014, 60 min Directors: Volodymyr Tykhyi, Andriy Lytvynenko, Kateryna Gornostai, Roman Bondarchuk, Yulia Gontaruk, Andrey Kiselyov, Roman Liubyi, Oleksandr Techynskyi, Oleksiy Solodunov, Dmitry Stoykov
Ukraine, 2014, 77 min Director Ostap Kostyuk Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs The American Cinematographer Award for Best Cinematography at Salem Film Fest
Followed by a Q&A with the director Ostap Kostyuk.
The Doctor Leaves Last
Hungary, Ukraine, 2014, 26 min Director Svitlana Shymko
Followed by a Q&A with the director Svitlana Shymko.
The Eleventh Year
Ukrainian SSR, 1928, 42 min Director: Dziga Vertov
A screening of the Soviet silent black-and-white movie, accompanied with live music performance by composer Anton Baibakov and pianist Yulia Vash.
Followed by a Q&A with Anton Baibakov.
Where Ukraine is heading, two years after Euromaidan
Two years have passed since Ukraine's Euromaidan protests that kicked off in November 2013 and ended dramatically in February 2014. Which way is Ukraine going now, two years after these events, followed by Russia's annexation of Crimea and its aggression in Eastern Ukraine?
Evolution of Kremlin propaganda: from Instigating War in Ukraine to Global Dominance
Kremlin propaganda that changed the traditional perception of reality and journalism as we used to know it, greatly influenced the perception of Crimean annexation and war in Donbas. But it's not only about Ukraine at all.
A journalist and author. Since 2004, Schuller's FAZ correspondent for Poland and the Ukraine. In 2014 he published the book Ukraine: Chronicle of a revolution about the events of Euromaidan.
A coordinator of the Euromaidan SOS civic initiative, which was created after the violent crackdown of peaceful demonstrations on Independence Square on 30 November 2013. She also coordinates #LetMyPeopleGo campaign aimed at winning the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.
A political philosopher living in Kyiv and Milano. His major philosophical investigations focus on human experience, social knowledge, political system, historical consciousness, and multiple modernities. He is an Associate Professor/Docent at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv) and combines his academic career with the work in program management and political consulting.
An Associate Professor of Public Comparative public law at the University of Milan (Department of International, Juridical and Political Studies). The main fields of research are center-perifery relation in Russia, the constitutional development of the countries of the Commonwealth of Indipendent States with special attention to the institutional reforms in Ukraine and minority rights.
A strategic advisor and professor geostrategic and topostratigikis at the Police Academy, at the school of national security in Military School, School of the air force and national defense School, in Vocational further training Department Staff-Executives in Greece, as well as in diplomatic and Strategic Studies Center (CEDS). He teaches film directing, strategy and philosophy of theatre and works as an interpreter-translator in French court.
A professor, co-founder and chief editor of fact-checking website StopFake.org, is Director of the Mohyla School of Journalism at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. He was co-founder of Digital Future of Journalism program for journalists and Digital Media for Universities Internet journalism curriculum development program. He teaches courses in International news and factual programming. In 2010-2011 Yevhen Fedchenko was Fulbright visiting professor at USC Annenberg (Los Angeles, USA).
A British author and journalist. He is also a Poynter Fellow at Yale and an Associate Fellow of the School of Iranian Studies, St Andrews University. His speciality is international affairs, especially the Middle East/Iran – he is one of the world's leading experts on Iran's nuclear program – and the Ukraine/Russia Crisis and European politics. He wrote the first history and analysis of Iran's nuclear programme from its beginnings in the 1950s to the present day – Nuclear Iran: the Birth of An Atomic State. He is now writing his second book, on social media and warfare, looking at the Ukraine war (which he spent 7 months in Ukraine reporting on) and last year's Gaza war.
A journalist, chief editor of scientific technical magazine Lifting Constructions. Special Devices. Coordinator of the "2nd of May Group" from 12th of May 2014 until now. This public commission unites Odessa journalists and experts that work on independent journalistic investigation of the events occurred on 2nd of May 2014 in Odessa. Based on materials of this investigation TTB Studio" (Kiev) produced a documentary "2nd of May. No myths" in 2015.
Producer of The Trial. Worked in journalism, advertising and films big and small. For several years she was the program director of the Texture Film Festival in Perm, Russia, and the editor-in-chief of several Russian magazines. Together with Max Tuula, she founded the Estonian production company Marx Film.
A civil activist, journalist, researcher at the Center for Civil Liberties, co-coordinator of the #LetMyPeopleGo campaign aimed at winning the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.
The head of ADC Memorial, an organization promoting minority rights and opposing all forms of discrimination. In recent years she has spent more effort on fighting for freedom of expression, defending the protesters, political artists and activists.