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The documentary that reveal the history of the LGBT Pride movement in Ukraine The film tells the story of KyivPride, the first attempt of Ukrainian LGBT community to rise up and make their voice be heard by the government. The documentary also includes interviews with activists and allies from Ukraine, Canada and Germany, as well as footage from KyivPride events in 2012, the successful march in 2013, and to the cancellation of the 2014 march. During Toronto's Pride Week, four representatives of Ukraine's KyivPride visited World Pride and the World Pride Human Rights Conference in Toronto to share the strength of their commitment for securing fundamental human rights of LGBT people. The story of KyivPride inspired Canadian documentary filmmaker, photographer, and trans* activist, Michelle Emson to create the original film "The Pride of Ukraine - Inspire a World of Change". "The goal of the documentary is to give hope," - says the film's director, Michelle Emson. "Hope to motivate ...

Credited cast:
Conrad Breyer Conrad Breyer - Himself
Lydia Dietrich Lydia Dietrich - Herself
Taras Karasiichuck Taras Karasiichuck - Himself
Maxim Kasianchuck Maxim Kasianchuck - Himself
Taras Kowalczuck Taras Kowalczuck - Himself
Olena Semenova Olena Semenova - Herself
Svyetoslav Sheremet Svyetoslav Sheremet - Himself
Ihor Tomkiw Ihor Tomkiw - Himself
John Vellinga John Vellinga - Himself
Katherine Vellinga Katherine Vellinga - Herself
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