Private Project

A Monumental Secret

Two close friends find themselves at odds over a controversial Ukrainian heritage monument.

  • Adam Bentley
    Director
  • Adam Bentley
    Writer
  • Paula Kirman
    Writer
  • Adam Bentley
    Producer
  • Paula Kirman
    Producer
  • Griffin Cork
    Key Cast
  • Dan Moser
    Key Cast
  • John Guliak
    Music
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, historical, holocaust, Ukrainian, Edmonton, Monument, Controversy, Jewish, Genocide, Nazi
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English, Ukrainian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Cinemaway/Kinomashrut
    Lviv
    Ukraine
    October 5, 2019
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Kyiv Film Festival
    Kyiv
    Ukraine
    June 27, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Bobritsa Film Festival
    Bobritsa
    Ukraine
    June 28, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Austria International Film Festival
    Vienna
    Austria
    November 27, 2020
    Austria Premiere
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • YEG Film Distribution
    Country: Canada
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Adam Bentley

Adam is a Canadian filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter who creates stories about people who find themselves in anxiety-inducing spaces in which they used to feel comfortable. His films have been screened at film festivals across Canada, the United States, Netherlands, on CBC, and on Air Canada. He is the two-time recipient of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Cultural Relations fund and Edmonton Arts Council's Cultural Diversity in the Arts fund. He administers the International Festival of Winter Cinema.

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