Festivals: call for entries

Film Festival "Nomad 2023: A Living Land": Call for entries

The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is organized by the Communications and Media Department of the University of Central Asia to be held in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Film Festival aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers contributing to the development of the film industry throughout Central Asia. 


Cinema Department: Continuation of the contest of scripts (2023_kg)

Temir Birnazarov's master-class: 2023_kg


Wednesday, 21 December 2022 00:00

"Ivan's Ladder": Best film of Mid-Length films Int. competition of the 16th "Cinema Verite" Iran IFF


Place: Iran, Tehran

Dates: 11-17.12.2022


Nikolay Bem, director of "Ivan's Ladder"


Mid-Length Films Interntional competition, Best Film Award: "Ivan's Ladder" (Nikolay Bem, Russia-France).


Jury members of Mid-Length films of International competition of the 16th "Cinema Verite" Iran International Documentary Film Festival: Mustafa Ünlü (Turkey), Gulbara Tolomushova (Kyrgyzstan), Atiyeh Atamzaro (Iran).


"Ivan's Ladder"


"Ivan's Ladder" made by Nikolay Bem, 60', 2022, Russia-France.


In a village untouched by time, so isolated that it is not on the map of Russia, Sysoy passes on the tradition of Byzantine chant to his son Ivan. Their hermitic family life finds its cadence in the movements of working the land and a rigorous spiritual practice, which seem intended to prepare the young teenager for an imminent change of life.