Ukrainian State Film Agency

The Ukrainian State Film Agency (Ukrainian: Державне агентство України з питань кіно; romanization: Derzhavne ahent·stvo Ukrayiny z pytanʹ kino), known in short as Dergkino (Держкіно), is the central executive body of cinematography in Ukraine. It was created in 2006.

RatingsEdit

Ratings issued by the Dergkino as of the latest amendment in 2015:

  • Yes : ДА (Дитяча аудиторія): Film aimed for children. They contain no violence or obscenity.
  • For : ЗА (Загальна аудиторія): Suitable for all.
  • 12: Suitable for children aged 12 and older; those under 12 may be admitted if accompanied by an adult as parents may find upsetting to them.
  • 16: Not allowed for viewing by persons under 16 years of age.
  • 18: Not allowed for viewing by persons under 18 years of age. Additionally, "18" rated features may only be screened in theaters after 18:00, and they may be broadcast on television only after 22:00.
  • Denied : Відмовлено: Refused a classification by the Dergkino. Content may not be shown, advertised, or distributed anywhere in Ukraine.
    • Films can get rejected if they promote war, violence, cruelty, and fascism aimed at eliminating Ukraine's independence.

Formerly usedEdit

  • 14: Suitable for children aged 14 and older; those under 14 may be admitted if accompanied by an adult.
  • X21: Not allowed for viewing by persons under 21 years of age. Used to indicate pornography.