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
Wednesday, 10 January 2024 00:00

God's Gift (Tenirberdi) will be shown at the 22nd Dhaka Film Festival


Dates: 20-28.01.2024
Place: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Program: Asian competition
Tenirberdi's director: Asel Zhuraeva, Kyrgyzstan



The 22nd Dhaka International Film Festival’ (DIFF) will be held in Dhaka from 20 to 28 January 2024. The festival has been organized on a regular basis by Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh and in celebrating the global mainstream in film and its social relevance since 1977.


The festival will have a competition for “Asian Cinema Competition Section”, “Retrospective”, “Wide Angle”, “Tribute”, “Bangladesh Panorama Section”, “Cinema of the World Section”, “Children Films Section”, “Women Filmmakers Section”, “Short and Independent Films Section” and “Spiritual Films Section”. 


All the film screenings will be held at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh National Museum Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka and Star Cineplex.


Asian Competition


Fictional films from Asia with a minimum length of 70 minutes are eligible for entry in this portion. An international jury board will adjudicate the Asian competition section. The award will include a crest, certificate for the best film and also cash 1000USD only. The international jury committee will also select one Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script and Best Cinematographer. These awards will consist of a crest and certificate.





Tenirberdi (God’s gift)


Synopsis. At the house of an elderly childless couple, about seventy years old, with poor health, living in a small village, unknown people leave a six-month-old baby. An old man and an old woman are going to hand over the child to the authorities. But having heard that young children are being sold for organs, they decide to leave the child to themselves. Caring for a baby turns the lives of older people in a completely different direction. They have an interest in life.