Best International Film - Mystic Film Fe
Best International Film - Long Beach Int
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IN COMPETITION - Julien Dubuque Internat
Best Film - Arctic Film Festival - 2019.
CK Live the Dream Grant  - IFP Gotham -
In Competition - Kyiv MOLODIST Internati
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OFFICIAL SELECTION - OFF-Camera Internat
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Sonoma Film Festiva
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Glasgow Film Festiv
OFFICIAL SELECTION - SNOWDANCE Independe
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OFFICIAL SELECTION - NICE International

UKRAINIAN RELIEF SCREENINGS 2022

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APRIL

APRIL 3

StoryScreen Beacon, NY

100% of proceeds went to 

UCCA Humanitarian Relief Fund

$1,000 sent to UCCA Fund

APRIL 14

Jersey City Theatre Center

LINK TO TICKETS $25

Q&A to follow immediately after.

APRIL 14- APRIL 27

Klassiki International, UK

Two-week focus on Ukraine streaming

APRIL 24

Bryan College, TN

*FREE*

Screening for college journalists and community

6:00pm

APRIL 28

CAMBRIA FILM FESTIVAL

Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:30 PM PDT
Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre, director Q&A to follow

*CLICK FOR DETAILS*

Donations to NOVA UKRAINE 

*UPDATE $2400 SENT TO NOVA UKRAINE

 

 

MAY

 

MAY 13

VANCOUVER

Comax Valley Film Festival, BC

8:30pm

 COBBLESTONE FREEWAY

Tickets

MAY 21

Berkshires International

Film Festival

Great Barrington, MA

11:00am followed by Q&A

Tickets

MAY 29

TORONTO, ON

in partnership with UCU

Revue Cinema Screening

with in person Director Q&A!

Tickets $25

$30 at the door.

Tickets

 

JUNE 

NEW YORK CITY

Dates and Details TBD

 

WASHINGTON, DC

Dates and Details TBD

 

PRESS INFORMATION

A modern feminist perspective, meanwhile, emerges in the lively Julia Blue, in which director Roxy Toporowych tells a Kyiv romance through the prism of post-revolutionary PTSD.

-The Guardian, Streaming the Best Ukrainian Films Past and Present, 2022

A beautiful allegory for the freedoms of our modern world that seem all too fleeting, Julia Blue reminds us not just of the costs of love and war, but of the sometimes painful choices freedom demands.

-Seattle International Film Festival 2018

The sophistication of her craft in every way is remarkable for her first film. Her film humanizes a world historical event by dwelling not on the movers and shakers of history, but rather on how world events invade and shape the life of of one remarkable young woman while bringing awareness to the war in Ukraine. We hope and expect we will see many more accomplished films from Best Director, Roxy Toporowych.

-Thelma Adams, Film Critic and Juror 

Woodstock Film Festival 2018

Ayr Film Society, Scotland, February 2020​

Bethel College, Kansas

Guest Lecturer and Screening, March 2019

*BEST FEATURE FILM*

Jury Award Winner

Cambria Film Festival 2020

Julien Dubuque International Flim Festival 2019

Anchorage International Film Festival 2018

Arctic Film Festival, 2019

*BEST DIRECTOR*

Jury Award Winner

Sonoma International Film Festival 2019

Woodstock Film Festival 2018

*BEST FOREIGN FILM*

Jury Award Winner

Long Beach International Film Festival 2019

Mystic Film Festival 2019

Female Eye Film Festival 2019 (Canadian Premiere)

*OFFICIAL SELECTION*

Official Selection Cleveland International Film Festival

World Premiere 2018

Official Selection Seattle International Film Festival 2018 

Official Selection Phoenix International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection Berkshires International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection Byron Bay Film Festival 2019

Australian Premiere

Official Selection Nice Film Festival 2019 

French Premiere

Official Selection Molodist Film Festival 2019

Ukrainian Premiere

Official Selection Glasgow Film Festival 2019

UK Premiere

Off-Camera Film Festival 2019

Polish Premiere

Official Selection Snowdance Film Festival 2019 International Premiere

RECOGNITION

IFP Narrative Lab Directing Fellow 2016 

IFP GOTHAM Calvin Klein Live the Dream Grant

Directing Award Winner 2016

Seattle International Film Festival 

Work in Progress Forum 2017

Rooftop Films - Work in Progress Sneak Peek 2017

Women In Film LA - Finishing Fund 2018

Riley Grant Award Winner 2020