Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2024_kg)

Call for entries: The VI Film Forum Of Women Film Directors Of Kyrgyzstan


Deadline: 01.03.2024


XI Forum of the young cinema Umut-2024


Dates & place: 28.03-01.04.24, 2024, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Organizer: Cinema Department with support: Interstate humanitarian cooperation fund
Participants: Ex-Soviet countries
Friday, 10 November 2023 00:00

First Bishkek IFF: Info about "Don't Bury Me Without Ivan" (Sakha/RF) from International competition


Place & dates: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 17-21.11.2023 

Screening: 19 November 2023, at 3 pm, Ala-Too cinema


Don't Bury Me Without Ivan


“Don’t bury me without Ivan” by Lyubov’ Borisova, Sakha/Russia, 2022, 124’

Producers: Ivan Bolotnikov, Dmitriy Shadrin, Sardana Savvina

Cast: Darius Gumauskas, Alexandr Chichahov, Vyacheslav Yugov, Vera Efremova


Awards: Many prizes at IFF



Every now and then, Stepan Beresekov lapses into a lethargic sleep. Ivan Popov, an artist, is the only one who can tell if Stepan is dead or just sleeping. But Popov is about to go on a long ethnographic expedition. So Stepan decides to join his rescuer so as not to be buried alive.


Poster: Don't Bury Me Without Ivan


Don't Bury Me Without Ivan


Lyubov' Borisova




Director, producer, writer, editor.


Graduated from the Finance and Economy Institute of Yakutsk State University.


Started her career in the film industry in 2011. In 2018, wrote and directed her debut feature film The Sun Above Me Never Sets (Nado mnoyu solntse ne saditsya), which received numerous festival awards and was well acclaimed by audience.