Kharkiv MeetDocs is an international documentary and feature film festival that focuses on the culture, problems and daily life of the eastern regions of Ukraine. Festival programs include screenings of the best films from such festivals as the Sundance Film Festival, Berlinale, Festival international du film de Cannes, Oscar nominees and laureates.
Kharkiv MeetDocs was founded in 2017, the ideologue and director of the festival is film producer Evgeniya Kriegsheim. The main goal of the festival is to popularize Ukrainian documentary and feature films, expand the boundaries of the Ukrainian cinema audience and cultural development of Eastern Ukraine.
This year Kharkiv MeetDocs will take place from September 26 to October 2 in a mixed online and offline format. The festival program will include a national and international competition for feature and documentary full-length and short films, special screenings and national premieres, as well as an industrial section consisting of workshops, master classes and creative meetings with industry professionals.