Sydney Underground Film Festival 2020

Pickles, Bombs & Borsch (Short films from Ukraine)

Expired September 20, 2020 4:00 PM
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An eclectic genre blast of shorts: Pickles Bombs & Borsch presents a package of films portraying everyday life in contemporary Ukraine - A country grappling with continual political upheaval and the toll of Europe’s forgotten war.


Julian Knysh returns with more unmissable Ukrainian shorts that capture the new wave of an artistic explosion reflecting upon and actively redefining the culture!

Julia, an ordinary schoolgirl is bullied by another girl from her class - Lika. The cruelty and uncontrolled aggression of the latter turn into both physical and psychological violence. Classmates do not try to prevent this, remaining viewers of the "show." Julia does not offer any resistance until a series of events changes everything...

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    12:27
  • Language
    Ukrainian
  • Country
    Ukraine
  • Premiere
    Australian Premiere
  • Rating
    15+
  • Director
    Andriy Ames