Festivals: call for entries

Cinema Department: new contest (kg)

Cinema Department: new contest

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


Wednesday, 06 March 2019 00:00

There was the opening of Days of the Kyrgyz cinema in Belarus


When: 4th of the March 2019

Place: cinema "Belarus'", Minsk, Romanovskaya Sloboda street, 28

Opening film: Red Apple by Tolomush Okeyev

Organizer: Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic with support Ministry of Culture of Belarus


Kyrgyz Ambassador - Kubanychbek Omuraliev



Deputy of Belarus Culture Ministry - Natalia Karchevskaya




Red Apple, Kyrgyzfilm, 83', 1975, director Tolomush Okeev, film based on novel written by Chingiz Aitmatov "Red Apple".
Synopsis. Temir sees an uncommonly beautiful girl, falls in love with her from afar, secretly watching her in the crowd. But his lofty feelings are shattered by the prose of everyday life. He tries to give the girl a red apple, the symbol of his dream of happiness, but his move is met with misunderstanding and even enmity. Several years after the devastating incident, which he still cannot forget, the character starts a “normal” life, starts a family, attempts to achieve harmony between the past and the present.


Next days:

05.03.2019: Centaur by Aktan Arym Kubat at 1.20 pm, screen-hall № 5

06.03.2019: Night Accident by Temir Birnazarov at 1.20 pm, screen-hall № 5







Centaur: Kyrgyzstan / France / Germany / Netherlands, 2017
Made by Aktan Arym Kubat
With Nuraly Tursunkojoev, Zarema Asanalieva, Aktan Arym Kubat
World premiere - Berlin 2017, won award CICAE
With a voice that speaks as if from another century and with the popular appeal of a fairy tale, this film tells the saga of the metaphysical bond between horse and humankind and how the former ended up becoming wings for the latter.




Night Accident, Kyrgyzfilm, 90', 2017, director Temir Birnazarov, film based on novels written by Talip Ibraimov.

World premiere: Black Night IFF, Tallinn, Grand-Prix


A 70-years-old man is driving a car being mad, and suddenly he runs down a young girl. Since that moment affectionate sentiments start to appear between them.


Gulbara Tolomushova