Festivals: call for entries

Film Festival "Nomad 2023: A Living Land": Call for entries

The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is organized by the Communications and Media Department of the University of Central Asia to be held in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Film Festival aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers contributing to the development of the film industry throughout Central Asia. 


Cinema Department: Continuation of the contest of scripts (2023_kg)

Temir Birnazarov's master-class: 2023_kg




  • Wednesday, 22 March 2023

    Adamdar, Documentary Kyrgyz Film Festival in Wien, March 31 - April 1, 2023


    Welcome to attend Adamdar, Kyrgyz Film Festival, that is organized by Nellya Dzhamanbaeva, CEU MA student in Cultural Heritage Studies/Medieval Studies, and supported by the OSUN Experimental Humanities Collaborative Network Local Grant.

  • Friday, 17 March 2023

    Release of the film "Home For Sale" will start on the 23rd March 2023


    Director: Taalaibek Kulmendeev



  • Wednesday, 15 March 2023

    The film "Esimde" directed by Aktan Arym Kubat will be shown at the Cinema house


    Date & time: 16.03.2023 at 5 pm

    Place: Cinema House, Logvinenko, 13, Bishkek

    The screening will be at the frame of Cinema Club "Alternative" named after G.Bazarov.


  • Monday, 13 March 2023

    Bride Stone has won an award in the WOW 2023 Film Festival, Dubai

    Kyrgyz short fiction "Bride Stone" has won an award in the WOW 2023 Film Festival competition! 


    "Bride Stone" was a participant of the 9th edition of the WOW Film Festival.

  • Friday, 10 March 2023

    Marat Sarulu. RIP

    Marat Sarulu - famous Kyrgyz film-director

    Dates of life: 26.09.1957 - 09.03.2023


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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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