Ukraine Night at the Durham Bulls

Ukrainian nationals, relatives and supporters celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day with the Durham Bulls in Durham, North Carolina, USA on August 24, 2022; and they discuss the importance of coming together locally and as a world-wide community in support of Ukraine.

  • Rob Underhill
    Director
  • Rob Underhill
    Producer
  • Rob Underhill
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
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    Odesa
    Ukraine
    December 1, 2022
    BEST SOCIAL VIDEO
  • Ukrainian Dream Film Festival
    Odessa
    Ukraine
    October 16, 2022
    BEST DOCUMENTARY
  • Sittannavasal International Film Festival
    Karaiyur
    India
    September 17, 2022
    BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
  • Athvikvaruni International Film Festival
    Aranthanki, Tamil Nadu
    India
    September 15, 2022
    BEST SOCIAL AWARENESS SHORT FILM
  • Diamond Bell International Film Festival
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    India
    October 9, 2022
    BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
  • 10th Raleigh Film and Art Festival
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    United States
    October 8, 2022
    United States Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 5th Berlin Flash Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    September 30, 2022
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Dispatches of War
    Kyiv
    Ukraine
    November 5, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Spark Micro-Short Film Festival
    Buffalo, New York
    United States
    September 2, 2023
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Rob Underhill

ROB UNDERHILL is a film and TV director, producer, writer and editor. His films have been in competition at over 200 film festivals worldwide, including ST. LOUIS, SEATTLE, & *Opening Selection* at REEL SISTERS (all *Academy Award-qualifying* film festivals), OAXACA (Mexico), and CANNES (France), have received over 100 awards including for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and have scored rave reviews from top film critics like Mark Bell of FILM THREAT and Anne Brodie in CRITICIZE THIS! Rob's work has been featured on the National Public Radio shows, THE STATE OF THINGS with Frank Stasio and THE STORY with Dick Gordon and has received endorsements from major public figures such as US UN Ambassador Andrew Young, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and former North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue. Carolina STYLE Magazine recognized Rob as one of 25 "Most Stylish People" influencing positive change in the Carolinas through his films. He is a RAWards Indie Art Award recipient for Best Regional Filmmaker. Rob was a featured Speaker at the graduation commencement exercises for the Department of English at North Carolina State University. His work has aired on the ASPiRE network and other national US and European TV outlets.

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Director Statement

Ukraine Night At The Durham Bulls was made pro-bono in solidarity with the Ukrainian people to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day, highlight the ongoing struggle for an independant Ukraine, emphasize the importance of community engagement all over the world, and put a spot light on the efforts of the Ukrainian community in North Carolina, USA.