Festivals: call for entries

Call the entries: the XI International Youth Film Festival in Kazan

 

The XI International Youth Film Festival will take place in Kazan from the 3rd till the 6th of September.

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Call the entries: the National Award Ak Ilbirs-2019

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Kyrgyzcasting and Nazira Aitbekova announce recruitment for a course on JOURNALISM!
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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 00:00
Today in VB: column "Ayka vs. Ayganym"
 
 

 

Sergey Dvortsevoy

Russia, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China, 2018, 100 Min

 

She needs money – urgently. And because Ayka is a woman, she works hard for it. And even harder because she is a Kyrgyz migrant with an expired work permit. Moreover, she has just become a mother, so the normal madness in Moscow's winter becomes a life-threatening trip. Physical performances, a gentle camera, an uncanny film.

 

 

 

Zhanna Issabayeva
Kazakhstan, 2018, 88 Min

 

Rejected / Otvergnutye

Outcast sister, brutal brother. Both will perish. For the landscape is rough and idyllic, and life in it is full of violence. Post-Soviet Kazakhstan is dominated by debts, corruption and a patriarchal way of thinking which – now seen in Zhanna Issabayeva's feminist cinema for the first time from the man's perspective – brings only one thing: misfortune.

 

 

 

 

 

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