Festivals: call for entries

"Media-K" accepts applications from filmmakers and creative groups to create socially significant content
Deadline: 18.00 - 25.10.2021

Pitching for short fiction films from Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan
Date: 15.09 - 15.11.2021
Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan 
Salem Short — первый питчинг короткометражного жанрового кино от Salem

New film festival "Snow Leopard - Guardian of the Mountains"
Date: 27.08.2021
Place: Kyrgyzstan 


  • Tuesday, 11 January 2022

    Shambala will be shown at 20th Dhaka International Film Festival


    Dates of the festival: 15-23.01.2022

    Place of the festival: Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Program where Shambala will be shown: main competition - Asian Competition Section

  • Friday, 31 December 2021

    Happy New 2022 Year from Cinema Department  



  • Wednesday, 22 December 2021

    Nurkan Tursunbaev: 80  


    Place: Bishkek, Cinema house

    Day: 20.12.2021

  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021

    There was the opening of the event dedicated to 80 anniversary of Bolot Shamshiev in Ankara  


    Organizer: TURKSOY

    Place: Ankara, Turkey

    Among guests: Ayturgan Temirova & Murat Mambetov

    Opening: 20.12.2021

    Film of the opening: "The Scarlet Poppies of Issyk-Kul" made by Bolot Shamshiev

  • Thursday, 16 December 2021

    XXVII congress of the Kyrgyz Filmmakers Union  


    It will be on the 26th of the December 2021 at 11.00 am, Dom kino


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With the aim of encouraging collaboration and cultural exchange between Kyrgyz filmmakers and filmmakers from around the world, this Kyrgyz Cinema website offers a wide range of information about many prominent and independent Kyrgyz filmmakers, production studios, film-shoot locations across the Kyrgyzstan and production as well as the post-production resources.

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