Festivals: call for entries

Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


Reception of applications for the XVIII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival began in January 1, 2022, and will last till June 1, 2022. KIMFF-2022 will be held in Kazan from September 7 to 11 with the support of the president of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, in partnership with the strategic vision group “Russia – Islamic world”.


33rd Open festival of the documentary cinema "Rossia", Ekaterinburg, 1-6/10/2022

VII Baiqonyr IFF: Call for entries 


Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Dates: 07-11.09.2022

Monday, 05 July 2021 00:00

Two short films from Kyrgyzstan was included to the competitive programs of Kazan Int. Festival of Muslim Cinema


Competition of short fiction: "The Girl" by Ayperi Usmanova, 12'26, 2021

Competition of short doc.: "Twins Are Born, After Nine Children" by Lunara Jeenbekova

Dates of the XVII edition: 5-10.09.2021


The Girl


Synopsis. Six years old girl named Ajarlives in village with her grandmother and grandfather. The days are passing and it is no different from each other. One fine day of Ajar’s life happened something unexpected thing. Can little girl pass the hard test prepared by harsh life?



Synopsis. The film tells about the life of a big family in a village on the outskirts of Kyrgyzstan. What in the real life of families in conditions when you need to go to the mountains for water for an hour, and the bus to the nearest city runs only on Tuesdays. What is the dream of the eldest son who finishes school and who is the father of a family working to feed 11 children.