Festivals: call for entries

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


Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2024_kg)
Monday, 27 September 2010 09:59

Again film by Kyrgyz director The light thief has got the prizes


Kyrgyz director Aktan Arym Kubat’s film “The light thief” has received Grand Prize at the VI International Film Festival "Eurasia", held on September 21-25 in Almaty city (Kazakhstan).


“The light thief” movie was also awarded the prize of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).


In general the results of the film festival are as follows: the award for direction was presented to Turkish film "From 10 to 11", the prize for the best male role was given to Andrei Merzlikin in the film "Lost", for the best female role – Darya Gorshkaleva in "Gastarbeiter", the prize Opening of the Festival – a young Tartar actress Rezeda Khadiullina in Bibinur.


Well-known American actor Kevin Costner sang at the festival closing ceremony as a soloist of his own musical group.



Sources: Gulbara Tolomushova, film expert, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it