Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)


77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 


Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.


ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab


Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024



  • Thursday, 16 May 2024

    Vladimir Khripushin. RIP


  • Thursday, 09 May 2024

    Coming soon: There will be know the winner of the competition "Bazarov's Alternative"


    Date of ceremony: 14.05.2024
    Place: Cinema house, Bishkek
    Time: 5 pm
  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024

    Sadullo Rakhimov: RIP


    He was born: 08.11.1951
    He died: 04.05.2024
    Place: Tajikistan, Dushanbe
    Sadullo Rakhimov: Famous film-historian & film-critic
  • Monday, 06 May 2024

    East-West Talent Lab in Wiesbaden-2024: "Manaschy" from Kyrgyzstan


    Dates: 24-30.04.2024
    Place: Wiesbaden, Germany
    Festival: goEast
    Director of the documentary "Manaschy": Aizada Bekbalaeva (Amangeldy), Kyrgyzstan
  • Thursday, 02 May 2024

    Kyrgyz National Film Awards-2023: Short list


    Date of ceremony: 17.05.2024
    Place: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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