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

Thursday, 10 February 2011 10:54

Territory Kinostan: Kyrgyz cinema in the persons  
No more knew that famous film expert and film critic Gulbara Tolomushova published a book named «Territory Kinostan: Kyrgyz cinema in the persons» one year ago.
The book consists of five chapters:
The first one is about wonderful Soviet film director Dinara Asanova.
In the second one we can see famous master’s portraits of Kyrgyz cinematography. This is great directors like Melis Ubukeev, Tolomush Okeev, Bolot Shamshiev, Gennadiy Bazarov, Algimantas Vidugiris as well as first national film expert, art history candidate Kaarman Ashimov.
Third chapter is about following brilliant Kyrgyz film actors: Suymenkul Chokmorov, Bolot Beyshenaliev,  Tattybubu Tursunbaeva, Gulsara Ajibekova.
You can knew about film directors of new, independent Kyrgyzstan in chapter four.  This is Aktan Arym Kubat, Marat Sarulu, Ernest Abdyjaparov.
Fifth chapter dedicated to the memory of remarkable Kyrgyz writer and scriptwriter Chingiz Aytmatov. There we can see three film versions of his cult novel «Djamilya».
Afanasenko Natalia
Photo: Book cover «Territory Kinostan: Kyrgyz cinema in the persons» by Gulbara Tolomushova