Bohdan Zhuk is a programmer for the Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist, Ukraine’s biggest film event (50th edition took place in May-June 2021). With education in linguistics and professional background as translator, journalist and radio host, he joined the Molodist team in 2014 as a press attaché (till 2015) and programmer. He’s programming competition and non-competition sections of Molodist and curates its LGBTQ+ program Sunny Bunny, Ukraine’s oldest regular LGBTQ+themed event (since 2001). Zhuk also manages international events of Molodist dedicated to Ukrainian films: programs at festivals – Encounters (UK), BEAST (Portugal), Jugendfilmtage (Switzerland), as well as Ukrainian film days abroad. He also works in the selection team of the BEAST International Film Festival (Porto), in communications (British Council Ukraine) and translates films for national releases and festival screenings.