Festivals: call for entries

Cinema Department: pitching for professionals
From June 29 to July 15, 2015

Simurhg-Etno-Fest-2015, IFF ethnic films, Kazakhstan



CDF: screenings on open area 




  • Thursday, 27 August 2015

    Mr. Kadyrjan Kydyraliev, famous Kyrgyz film-maker, died
    He was born on the 1st of the April 1936, died - 27th of the August 2015.

    He was the famous Kyrgyz director of photography, he shot such popular Kyrgyz movies as "Sky of our childhood", "Urkuya", "Fierce" made by Tolomush Okeyev, "Jamilya" and "Vasily and Vasilisa" made by Irina Poplavskaya etc.


  • Friday, 21 August 2015

    Press-reliz: Fifth Art-House Film Festival, 23-27.08.2015, Kyrgyzstan


  • Thursday, 20 August 2015

    SUTAK (Heavenly Nomadic) - National premiere in Kyrgyzstan
    It will be on the 23rd of the August 2015 in Manas cinema, Bishkek. The movie will be the film of the opening ceremony of the Fifth Art-house film festival.
  • Wednesday, 19 August 2015

    CDF: Fifth Art-House Film Festival, 23-27.08.2015, Kyrgyzstan


  • Wednesday, 19 August 2015

    "Kurai - Kurai": presentation at the Fifth Art-House Film Festival, Kyrgyzstan, 27.08.2015

    Bishkek, Cinema House, 27.08.2015, 5.0 pm Film Screening


    KURAI - KURAI by Marjoleine Boonstra, producer Denis Vaslin, The Netherlands / Kyrgyzstan, 2015


    A withered, thorny, uprooted, bush rolls over the bare steppe. It’s a kurai – better known as tumbleweed. It appears to be dead. But in the land of the kurai nothing is what it seems.


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