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Freefilmers is a cinemovement and NGO from Mariupol, Ukraine.

Our principal goals:

  • making films as alert and sensitive to the reality as possible and whose main focus is the human life and struggle for equality and freedom
  • promoting independent filmmaking and grassroots initiatives in political arts
  • resistance to colonial policies, imperialism, capitalism and patriarchy
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Sashko Protyah


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Oleksandr Surovtsov


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Iryna Berezneva

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Yulia Serdyukova

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Oksana Kazmina

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Vova Morrow

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Natasha Tseliubavtsov

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Current Projects

  • Fundraising campaign to support underground artists in Ukraine suffering during the war.
  • Holding solidarity screenings. Feel free to contact Freefilmers if you want to hold a screening of our films in your community.
  • Working on Vasyl Lyah’s film “Treasure”.
  • Working on Sashko Protyah’s film “The Past Unsimple”.
  • Assisting in research and production of Oksana Kazmina’s “Underwater”.
  • Creating an antiwar multimedia archive.
  • Participation in the 2nd edition of Filma. Feminist Film Festival.

Finished Projects

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Participation in Mykola Ridnyi’s project
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Sashko Protyah’s “High speed trains slow down and vanish” (2019)
Sashko Protyah’s “Guide to the otherness” (2018)

The cinematographic project “Creative East-2” (2019) – three films about Ukrainian working class creative practices:

The Creative East-1 project (2018) – two films about cultural phenomena of East Ukraine.

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