Festivals: call for entries

Call for applications for the VII Open Film Festival for documentaries "Sol Zemli", Samara




Call for applications for the II Baku International Tourizm Film Festival


Baku International Tourism Film Festival (“BITFF” or the Festival) – is non-profit cultural event that will takes place in June 25-29, 2014 in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.



Help film festivals in Ukraine -  call for international action of solidarity!


Dear Friends, Festival Directors and Programmers,
Thank you for supporting film festivals in Ukraine.
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  • Friday, 18 April 2014

    The seventh Master-class of Ernest Abdyjaparov
  • Friday, 18 April 2014

    Long list of the National Award Ak Ilbirs-2014
  • Wednesday, 16 April 2014

    Two reviews about Kyrgyz cinema written by Natalia Vagonova, young film-critic from Moscow
    Natalia Vagonova was born in 1987 in Moscow. She is studing at filmlogist department, VGIK. Last year Natalia took part at the shooting of the film Kurmanjan Datka in Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Vagonova like Kyrgyzstan and Kyrgyz cinema. Now we are presenting two reviews written by Natasha: one of them is devoting to Kyrgyz poetic cinema-1970s, and second one - about Ailanpa, documentary made by Valery Vilensky & Konstantin Orozaliev. 
  • Friday, 11 April 2014

    Remembering Sharshen UsUbaliev
  • Thursday, 10 April 2014

    Alin Tasciyan - the new elected president of FIPRESCI (with adding)
    Alin Tasciyan (Turkey), the new elected president of FIPRESCI, and the first woman to occupy the position. Thank you Alin for your great work! It is an honor to have you as president.
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Welcome to the Kyrgyz Cinema's Website!

With the aim of encouraging collaboration and cultural exchange between Kyrgyz filmmakers and filmmakers from around the world, this Kyrgyz Cinema website offers a wide range of information about many prominent and independent Kyrgyz filmmakers, production studios, film-shoot locations across the Kyrgyzstan and production as well as the post-production resources.

Kyrgyz Cinema website provides up-to-date news and trends on the latest events and developments in the film industries of Kyrgyzstan as well as other Central Asian countries. Among our other services we, also, do propose new cinema projects, roundtables, film festivals, nominations, awards and provide updates regarding funders, donors, and sponsors. Cinema Development Fund expresses its gratitude and appreciation to the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development of the Netherlands for its meaningful support on initiating this official website.