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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
�It�s 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