Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)


77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 


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

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Kyrgyz culture has been forming peculiarly. It has reflection of hard destiny and labor of a Kyrgyz-nomad, his national character with poetical perception of visual environment, fertile imagination and delicate sense of beauty.
Main kinds of Kyrgyzdecorative and applied art were and have remained up until now production of different felt carpets and other household articles made of patterned felt, workmanship of woolen pile carpets, patterned weaving, embroidery, braiding of patterned mats by prairie plants stem (chii) witch wrapped by color wool, making patterned leather goods, woodcutting and embroidery metal working.
In addition to the above listed kinds of applied art, comparatively recent new kinds of embroidery working of mode goods have appeared: manual braiding out of wool and silk, lace knitting, braiding out of leather, color wood painting and bone cutting.


Materials of the Kyrgyz National Historical Museum, in the form of expositions as well and funds, assure you that Kyrgyz art launch from early antiquity. The museum comprises monuments from ancient, mediaeval and modern culture and art of Kyrgyz nation. The funds of Kyrgyz National Museum of the Arts named after G.Aitiev are renewed by art works of national masters permanently.