Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)

 

77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 

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

 

On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.

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ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab

 

Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024

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Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyz Republic. This is political, economical, scientific, and cultural and transport centre of republic and Chu region. President of KR, his administration, Jogorku Kenesh (parliament of republic), government and Supreme Court, National bank, administration of Chu region work in Bishkek. Offices of international embassys, representations of the World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Asian Development Bank, Central Asian Bank for Cooperation and Development and other republican and international organizations are also based in Bishkek.

 

 

Date of foundation: 1878

 

Territory: 127.3 square kilometer

 

Population: about 1 million people

 
Bishkek is located in the middle of Chu valley next to Kyrgyz Ala-Too at an altitude of 700-850 meters above sea level. Summer is hot and dry in Bishkek. Sometimes temperature in July reaches 42° C. The average winter temperature is -7° C. Usually snow is not higher than 15 cm. Average annual temperature is about +10° C. There is 400 mm precipitation in Bishkek per year. About 322 days a year are sunny. Average atmospheric moisture capacity is 38% in July and 68% in January. Annual average atmospheric pressure is equaled to 928,8 millibar.