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)
Sunday, 10 December 2023 00:00

SiberiaDOC: Iranian "Alone" - winner of the International competition for long.docs


Festival: SiberiaDOC International Film Festival. Krasnoyarsk
Dates: 01-10.12.2023



Alone: Grand-Prix for best film of the International competitiom - long.doc


Alone: Grand-Prix for the best long documentary film of the International competition

Director: Jafar Najafi

Country: Iran
Year: 2022
Duration: 61 min


Amir is a fourteen-year-old boy from the village. Due to the death of his father, he is in charge of his mother and also his twelve-year-old twin sisters; Marzieh and Razieh. He tries to keep his sisters away from the shackles of tradition.


Link to the trailer:








Jafar Najafi



Jafar Najafi (1987). He is Student of Cinema at the Art University of Tehran. A photographer, researcher and documentary filmmaker.


Selective filmography

2019 - “Asho”

2021 - “Makeup Artist”

2022 - “Alone”



The Jury of the International Competition