Festivals: call for entries

13 Open North Caucasus festival for cinema & TV "Kunaki" 


Where: Dagestan, Makhachkala

Wneh: 4-10.10.2019

Call for entries: from now until August 15th, 2019



4 film festival Karek for children and youth


Where: Kyrgyzstan

Call for entries: from now until October 1st, 2019



30th Open festival of the documentary cinema "Rossia", Ekaterinburg, 1-6/10/2019


  • Monday, 17 June 2019

    Tomorrow: Screening of the film "Once More About Love"
    Place & time: Cinema House (Bishkek), 18.06.2019 at 4.30 pm
    Script-writer & film director: Janysh Dadabayev
    Short info about film: documentary, 2018, 34 min.
    Synopsis: This film is dedicated to famous Kyrgyz theatrical actress Zinaida Petrenko
    Language: Russian
    Awards and festivals: Special jury prize at the Forum UMUT - 2018, Best Kyrgyz documentary at the National Cinema Award Ak Ilbirs for films made in 2018, participation at the First forum for documentaries of Central Asia in Almaty - 2018
  • Saturday, 15 June 2019

    Kyrgyzfilm will produce new short fiction "What I Forgot?"
    Script-writer: Iskandar Usmonov, Tajikistan
    Film-director: Tynchtyk Abylkasymov, Kyrgyzstan
    Production: Kyrgyzfilm
    Synopsis: The film tells the tragic & comic story of old Kamchibek Karimov, who unwittingly became a hostage to a difficult situation on the border of two neighboring countries - Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
    Location: Batken region in South Kyrgyzstan.
    Duration of the film: 20 min.
    Languages: Kyrgyz, Tajik, Russian
  • Friday, 14 June 2019

    Meeting in Cinema house: head of Cinema Department & Kyrgyz Ambassador in India


    When & where: June 12, 2019, Cinema House, Bishkek

    Participants of the meeting: Head of the Cinema Department Muktaly Bektenaliev & Kyrgyz Ambassador in India Asein Isaev

    Topic of the meeting: About possibilities of the cooperation between Kyrgyz & Indian film-makers

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    Mar Baidjiev: Soon coming "The Girl Without Dowry"


    His new spectacle based on Alexander Ostrovsky play "The Girl Without Dowry". Premiere will be on the 22nd of the June 2019. 


    Also, Mar Baidjiev - laureate of the CIS Interstate Prize “Stars of the Commonwealth”. About these two good news I wrote at my column in Vecherniy Bishkek Newspaper (11.06.2019).

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    Shanghai IFF: "Shyraqshy. Guardian of the Light" by Yermek Tursunov will be shown in the main competition


    When: June 15-24, 2019

    Chairman of the jury: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

    Duration of the film: 90 min.

    Country and year of production: Qazaqstan, 2019

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