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Wednesday, 04 September 2019 00:00

Soon coming: Christiane Buchner will come to Bishkek


Christiane Buchner - member of the Selection Committee of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. She will be the chairperson of the jury of Baiqonyr International Short Film Festival in Almaty (4-8.09.2019) and after finishing it she will come to Bishkek to present the program of best films from Oberhausen - 2019. Also she will have meetings with Kyrgyz film-makers & artists. She would like to see their's films etc.



Christiane Buchner was born in Freiburg, Germany in 1965, member of the Short Film Festival Oberhausen committee. She researches for the Festival mainly in Russia and the GUS states. She studied at the Hochschule der Künste (Arts Academy) Berlin and the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (Cologne Media Art Academy). She has repeatedly lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg for studies and work purposes. She now lives and works in Cologne as an artist, filmmaker and media designer.


Bio of Christiane Buchner




First day: 09.09.2019, 16.00 - 19.00 - meeting with Kyrgyz artists - office АртИСТ


Second day: 10.09.2019, 13.00 - 18.00 - screenings - AUCA (American University in Central Asia)


Third day: 11.09.2019, 13-17 - screenings - KTMU  (Kyrgyz Turkish Manas University)


The morning time of the second and third day Christiane Buchner will have meeting with Kyrgyz film-makers.




American University in Central Asia, 10.09.2019 - 13.00 - 18.00


At first, we would like to present two our directors who won Grand-Prix at the Oberhausen ISFF: 


1) Mr. Bolot Shamshiev: his film "Manaschi" won Grand-Prix in 1965. This film will be shown.


2) Mr. Shamil' Djaparov: his film "Kochev'e kosmonavta" won Grand-Prix in 1983. This film will be shown.


Program of the films from the program of Oberhausen - 2019:


Elvis: Strung Out, Mark Oliver, 

CAN 2018 | DCP | Farbe | oT | 4’30’’


Evelyn, Nina Yuen,

USA 2019 | DCP | Farbe | engOF | 6’


Udahnut život, Ivana Bošnjak, Thomas Johnson,

HRV 2019 | DCP | Farbe | kroOF engUT | 12’


IO, Kollektiv Marmelada

RUS 2018 | DCP | Farbe | rus+engOF engUT | 20’

Film po-russki!


Algo-rhytm, Manu Luksch,

UK/SEN 2019 | DVD | Farbe | eng+wolOF engUT | 14’


L'étoile de Mer, Maya Schweitzer

DE 2019 | DCP | Farbe | frz. + dt. engUT | 11’


I Got My Things and Left, Philbert Aimé Mbabazi Sharangabo, 

RWA/CHE 2018 | DCP | Farbe | kinOF engUT | 22’30’’


Also we will show new short films made by teachers and students of AUCA.



We are thankful to American University in Central Asia for the support the presentation of Ms. Christiane Buchner


We are thankful to American University in Central Asia for the support of screenings of student films for Ms. Christiane Buchner


We are thankful to office АртИСТ for the support to organize the meeting with Kyrgyz artists with Ms. Christiane Buchner


We are thankful to Cinema House for the support the screenings for Ms. Christiane Buchner





We are thankful to Goethe-Institut Kasachstan for the support

the visit of Ms. Christiane Buchner to Bishkek



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