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Poroshenko said that Ukraine will withdraw more than 120 films through increased funding

Poroshenko noted that the rights to the film “Guard Outpost” bought 27 countries

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Due to the increase in public funding of cinema in Ukraine can withdraw more than 120 films in a year. About this Facebook said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

“Increasing state funding of cinema, we have laid the Foundation to produce per year more than 120 films. I am sure that Ukrainian cinema is waiting for a bright future!” – wrote the President.

He noted that the first Ukrainian film-fantasy “Guard Outpost” bought in 27 countries.

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Права на показ першого українського фільму-фентезі "Сторожова Застава" вже придбали 27 країн світу.Збільшивши державне фінансування кінематографу, ми заклали основи для того, щоб робити за рік понад 120 фільмів. Впевнений, на український кінематограф чекає яскраве майбутнє!#УкраїнськеКіно

Posted by Петро Порошенко on Saturday, January 13, 2018

In March 2017, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the bill No. 3081-d on state support of cinematography in Ukraine (with the amendments of the President). Under the law, broadcasters are required before 1 January 2022, a minimum of 15% of monthly time to show Ukrainian films and after January 1, 2022 at least 30%.

30 December 2017, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman said that in 2018 to support the cinema, the state will allocate 1 billion UAH.

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