The Ukrainian film production company "Kristi films" was nominated for the European Film Award (EFA) in the category "Best Short Film".
Tragicomedy directed by Pavel Ostrikov "Graduation 97" tells of a lonely tv master named Roman, who meets one day with his classmate Lyuda, who was hopelessly in love 20 years ago.
We remind that earlier the picture was selected for the competition program "Leopards of the Future" (Pardo di domain) of the International Film Festival in Locarno (Switzerland, 2017), which is considered the fourth most important after the Cannes, Venice and Berlin festivals. "Graduation 97" became the best short film under the Youth Jury festival and received 1,500 Swiss francs from the Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the canton of Ticino (Switzerland).
The movie also received the award of the Ukrainian Film Academy "Golden Dzyga" and won the national competitions of the 47th Molodist Film Festival and the Odessa Film Festival, where was the Ukrainian premiere.