Festivals: call for entries

ALTERNATIVA FILM Labs announces an open call for the Impact Lab_kg

 

Deadline: 05.08.2024. The Impact Lab will take place from September 26 to October 1 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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ALTERNATIVA FILM Labs announces an open call for the Impact Lab

 

Deadline: 05.08.2024. The Impact Lab will take place from September 26 to October 1 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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LENDOC: call for entries

 

Deadline: 15.07.2024

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Home Film News XI Forum of the young cinema Umut-2024: The Last Night in Korea
Saturday, 16 March 2024 00:00

XI Forum of the young cinema Umut-2024: The Last Night in Korea / Special screening

 

Dates & place: 29.03-01.04.24, 2024, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
"The Last Night in Korea" - A short film by CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy of the Busan IFF-2023
Day & time of the screening: March 29, 15.20 - 15.50, Cinema House Bishkek, Logvinenko, 13

 

 

"The Last Night in Korea" - A short film by CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy of the Busan IFF-2023

 

Logline : In a foreign land, a Kyrgyz illegal migrant discovers his father's passing away.

 

International production group:  

 

Original scriptwriter: Samara Sagynbaeva

 

Scriptwriters: Khozy Rizal, Mohamad W. Ali, Saman Hosseinpuor, Samara Sagynbaeva

 

Directing: Khozy Rizal (Indonesia), Mohamad W. Ali (Syria), Saman Hosseinpuor (Iran), Samara Sagynbaeva (Kyrgyzstan)

 

Cinematography: Becky Baihui Chen, Ejaz Mehedi, Kongkea Vann, Phan Linh Dan Nguyen 

 

Producing: Aigerim Satybaldy

 

Production Design: Ni Zhengrong

 

Sound: Uttam Neupane

 

Editing: Harin Paesongthai

 

Starring: Ilimbek Kalmuratov

 

Samara Sagynbaeva

 

Samara Sagynbaeva is a director and producer from Kyrgyzstan, focusing on topics that reflect social and women's problems in Central Asia.


Samara studied an intensive directing course at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) in the Czech Republic.


While working in journalism, her debut short documentary The Heir (2016) won an award Best Film by choice of CIS film critics at the Umut Forum and her first short fiction film The Swing (2019) participated in more than 40 festivals around the world and won several awards. Samara was an associate producer of the film The Road to Eden (2020) directed by the well-known filmmakers Dastan Japar and Bakyt Mukul, which premiered at Black Nights Tallinn Film Festival.

 

Samara’s upcoming documentary film “Panic Button”which is supported by the Czech Film Fund, Current Time, Prague Civil Society and other funds is in the late production stage. With this project Samara participated in the CineDOC-Tbilisi Mentorship Program. (2023)

MediaHub (KG) and Pandistan (CZ) are co-producing the project. 

 

Samara has participated and won the "Promising Filmmaker Award" of CHANEL x BIFF Asian Film Academy.