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
Sunday, 12 November 2023 00:00

First Bishkek IFF: Info about “Sunday” (Uzbekistan) from International competition


Place & dates: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 17-21.11.2023 

Screening: 20 November 2023, at 4.30 pm, Ala-Too cinema




“Sunday” by Shokir Kholikov, Uzbekistan, 2023, 97'


Best film "New Talents of Asia, Shanghai - 2023


Best film of Central Asian competition at the Tashkent IFF "Pearl of Silk Road"



In a serene Uzbek village, an elderly couple's peaceful life faces upheaval when their sons, one living nearby and the other abroad, begin replacing old household items. Their grander scheme involves demolishing the parents' home to build a new one for the youngest son upon marriage.




Poster: Sunday




Shokir Kholikov




Emerging Uzbek writer-director Shokir Kholikov holds a Master's in 'Film and TV Directing' from the Uzbek State Institute of Arts and Culture. His diverse short films have earned global recognition, gathering 20+ awards at festivals. His notable debut 'Sunday' won Best Film Asian New Talent Award at the 25th Shanghai International Film Festival.