Festival Year: 2023

Nadia Parfan

Roles: Director

Nadia Parfan is a Kyiv-based film director, writer, producer and film programmer.

She studied cultural studies in Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and social anthropology in Central European University (Budapest). In 2012-13 she was a Fulbright visiting fellow at Temple University, Philadelphia. In 2015 she finished a DOK PRO documentary film directing course at Andrzej Wajda Film School in Warsaw.

Nadia’s student film Reve ta Stohne on Tour (2016) received a special mention at DocudaysUA IHRFF. Her feature debut Heat Singers (2019) premiered at Visions du Reel in the international competition. It was awarded as the best documentary by Ukrainian Film Critics Association (2019) and the best documentary film by Ukrainian Film Academy (2020). The film was commissioned by NHK (Japanese public broadcaster).

Festival Year: 2023


I Did Not Want to Make a War Film

(US, UA, 2023, 18min)
Director: Nadia Parfan