The film “Democracy through the Eyes of the Youth” was presented during the Youth Day of the 5th Ecumenical Social Week on September 28.

The film was made by students of Master’s program in Ecumenical Studies (Mariya Dmytriv, Lida Batih, Yulya Hnativ, Iryna Vasylyk) and its graduates (Svyatoslav Motren, Taras Zadorizhnyi) and was supported by the administration of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies (IES). The film was presented by the students of MPES Mariya Dmytriv and Lida Batih.

The authors of the film used different statements of famous people with regard to the principles of democracy, explained its theoretical aspects, collected comments of Ukrainian and foreign experts, interviewed people of all ages and social status. According Svyatoslav Motren, the project aimed to show how people understand democracy, what they associate with it, how deeply aware they are of its essence, what they expect from it in real life.