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



  • Wednesday, 22 May 2024

    Cannes: CNC & Cinematography Department of Kyrgyzstan signed an agreement on cinematic cooperation


    Le 19 mai 2024, Le CNC - Centre National de la Cinématographie et le Département de cinéma auprès du Ministère de la Culture du Kirghizistan, ont signé un accord de coopération cinématographique pendant le Festival de Cannes 2024, sur le pavillon du CNC. Initier des coproductions, soutenir des festivals, l'éducation aux médias, la formation des cinéastes, les archives, les champs d'action sont nombreux, l'enthousiasme est là!

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024

    Kyrgyz National Film Awards-2023: Winners


    Title of the Award: Ak Ilbirs (White Snow Leopard)
    Date of ceremony: 17.05.2024
    Place: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Friday, 17 May 2024

    Winners of the competition "Bazarov's Alternative"


    Date of ceremony: 14.05.2024
    Place: Cinema house, Bishkek
  • Thursday, 16 May 2024

    Vladimir Khripushin. RIP


  • Thursday, 09 May 2024

    Coming soon: There will be know the winner of the competition "Bazarov's Alternative"


    Date of ceremony: 14.05.2024
    Place: Cinema house, Bishkek
    Time: 5 pm
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