Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2023_3_kg)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival currently looking for projects for Works in Progress selection

Work in Progress 2023:

At this event, producers and directors from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and North Africa will introduce new films that will premiere after the Karlovy Vary IFF.


Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2023_2_kg)
Monday, 20 September 2010 15:23

Today press conference of IV International Festival for Human Right documentaries «One World Kyrgystan» has taken place in Kyrgyzstan


Rights center «Citizens Against Corruption » by the financial and organizational support of international donors holds 4-th international film festival on Human Rights, «Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan- 2010» from 21-st of September till 27-th of October, festival organizing committee informed.


In this year at festival will be represented 28 films from 16 countries, including Germany, Great Britain, USA, Australia, Iran and other countries.

Festival has two parts: National and international. The national program include showing of 11 films from Kyrgyzstan. Most films will be about history of vulnerable groups: for eg: film “Сhistilshik (cleaner)” (Director Bekjun Aetkuluev) describes about the boy who cleans shoes in Osh market, the next films “Rider born in year of the tiger”, “Taliqpas ata” and “Way to the stars” describe about the people with disabilities, which in spite of this get success in their life.


International program include 17 films from 16 countries, some of them has got high appreciated. For eg: Czech film “Unwanted (нежеланный)” about the children with disabilities abandoned by their parents, was the best documentary film in Czech in 2010.


National program will be judged by the young jury of civil society activists, young directors and film masters, which decide the winner of program, and as well as hand over special prizes. In international program will be awarded in 3-rd sections: “Gran-Pri” “Best director” and special prize from jury for the best disclosure of human rights topic.


Beside of this including of festival would be determined winners in next nomination: “Opening of the festival” and “Breakthrough”.


Festivals cover all territory of Kyrgyzstan: (Bishkek-21-25 of September, Kara-Kol-28 -30 of September, Naryn- 1-4 of October, Talas-12-14 of October, Isfana-19-20 of October, Batken- 21-22 of October, and Osh – 25-27 of October). And also festival films will be shown in Tajikistan (Khudjant – 7- 9 of October)