Festivals: call for entries

Cinema Department: new contest (kg)

Cinema Department: new contest

13 Open North Caucasus festival for cinema & TV "Kunaki" 


Where: Dagestan, Makhachkala

Wneh: 4-10.10.2019

Call for entries: from now until August 15th, 2019




  • Tuesday, 23 July 2019
    We would like to introduce you young film-critic: Julia Ustyugova (Ufa)
  • Thursday, 18 July 2019

    Locarno-2019: Film made by Kazakh female-director is including to the competition


    72nd edition of Locarno IFF: 07 - 17.08.2019

    Concorso Cineasti del presente: 'Mariam' made by Sharipa Urazbayeva, producer - Anna Katchko


  • Thursday, 18 July 2019

    Locarno-2019: Short fiction made by Kazakh female-director as a part of the film 'Under the God'


    72nd edition of Locarno IFF: 07 - 17.08.2019

    "Paola makes a wish" by Zhannat Alshanova, developed and shot during the directing residence under Bela Tarr's mentorship will premiere at the 72nd Locarno Film Festival as a part of collective film 'Under the God'


  • Saturday, 13 July 2019

    HFPA and AWFF announce New Snow Leopard Scholarship program to bring diverse short films to festival audiences


    5th edition of AWFF to run 06 - 14.11.2019.


  • Friday, 12 July 2019

    Kim Ki-Duk in Bishkek: Day after day


    Kim Ki-Duk, famous Korean film-director arrived Kyrgyzstan by his own initiative on the 9th of the July 2019. Yesterday - July 11, 2019 he had meeting with The Head of the Cinema Department - Muktaly Bektenaliev in Cinema House Bishkek.


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