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)
Wednesday, 08 November 2023 00:00

First Bishkek IFF: Info about "Between Two Worlds" (France) from International competition


Place & dates: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 17-21.11.2023 

Screening: 18 November 2023, at 10 am, Ala-Too cinema


“Between Two Worlds” / "Ouistreham" by Emmanuel Carrere, France, 2021, 106’


Ouistreham d'Emmanuel Carrere ouvre la Quinzaine des realizateurs, 2021


This film will be shown in French with English subtitiles.


Cast: Juliette Binoche, Helene Lambert




Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women. In this new role, she experiences financial instability and social invisibility first-hand. But she also discovers mutual assistance and solidarity, strong bonds shared by these behind-the-scenes working women.




Emmanuel Carrere




Emmanuel Carrer is a French writer, screenwriter, and film director. Emmanuel graduated from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. He started as a film critic in magazines, his first book was devoted to the life and work of Werner Herzog (1982). He was a member of the jury of the Cannes International Film Festival 2010. The author of novels (the novel Winter Camp in the Mountains, 1995, received the Femina Award and was adapted by Claude Miller in 1998, the film won the jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival), several books of short stories. He has published novelized biographies of Philip K. Dick (1993) and Eduard Limonov (2011, Renaudot Prize). As a screenwriter and director, he works in film and television.