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)
Friday, 11 November 2022 00:00

The film "Esimde" directed by Aktan Arym Kubat won the "Asian Oscar"


Ceremony of "Asian Oscar" - APSA - Asian Pacific Screen Awards was in Australian today.  The film "Esimde" (This is what I remember) won Jury Grand Prize.





This Is What I Remember (Esimde)


Having become an amnesiac old man, Zarlyk returns to his homeland after twenty-three years of ordeals in a foreign land. Events take place in a village in Kyrgyzstan, where he is brought by his adult son. Much has changed during his absence: the morals of the villagers, the realities of a changing world, radicalization of Islam, growing crime and corruption.


Kyrgyzstan, Japan, France, Netherlands, 2022