SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

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Having forged an extensive career as a film producer and studio executive, Max Howard has previously been in charge of the Walt Disney Feature Animation Studios and was also president of Warner Bros Feature Animation. In recent years, he has been working regularly in China, developing local stories for the international market. Cineuropa had a chance to […]

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MAIN COMPETITION Grand Prix LET THERE BE THE LIGHT Director – Marko Skop / Slovakia, Czech Republic /2019 Best Director Maryam Touzani ADAM film / Morocco, France, Belgium / 2019 Best Actor Valentin Novopolskij Dawid Ogrodnik OLEG film / Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium, France / 2019 Best Actress Salome Demuria INHALE-EXHALE film / Georgia, Russia, Sweden […]

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One of the most anticipated film projects of the year, the large-scale fantasy ‘The Mystery of the Dragon Seal: Journey to China’ will open the II International Film Festival “Almaty Film Festival”, which will be held in Almaty from September14-20. ‘The Mystery of the Dragon Seal’ is an exciting film directed by our compatriot Oleg […]

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The second edition of the Almaty Film Festival is due to start tomorrow, Saturday 14 September, and will run until 20 September in Kazakhstan’s biggest city and film-industry centre, organised by the Astana Film Fund on the initiative of the Almaty government. Apart from showcasing the importance of Almaty as a major cultural destination for the whole […]

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On September 14, young Kazakhstani stars will also walk the red carpet of the II International Film Festival ALMATY FILM FESTIVAL–2019. Everyone is welcome to support the idols! In Chaplin Cinemas Mega Almaty, you can watch wonderful family films for free. On the initiative of the Almaty Government, together with the Walt Disney Company CIS […]

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As the Almaty Film Festival, an important new Kazakh event, gears up to unspool its second edition, set to run from 14-20 September, Cineuropa met up with its president, well-known producer-director Akan Satayev, to discuss the goals of the gathering, the evolution of the local industry, the role of the Almaty Film Commission and its impact on world cinema. […]

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Earlier this year, the Kazakh Senate approved a new law focused on cinema. According to this new law, the production of new local films and their distribution will be supported by the state and, more importantly, Kazakhstan will also be able to attract more international co-productions. More specifically, the state support will be focused on […]

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From September 14 to 20, 2019, as part of the City Day celebration, the II International Film Festival “ALMATY FILM FESTIVAL” will be held in Almaty. ALMATY FILM FESTIVAL is a new international film festival organized by Astana Film Fund on the initiative of the Almaty Government. The festival aims to develop the film industry […]

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UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Communication Organization. Since 1994, UNESCO has been working in Kazakhstan in several directions, one of which is “Culture”. The mission of this direction is to build peace and sustainable development through the preservation of cultural heritage and creativity. To support creative industries around the world in […]

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This year we will run the screenwriting competition “Made in Almaty”, which is supervised by the actress Assel Sagatova. Participants may include directors, screenwriters and producers, with or without experience. The screenwriting competition “Made in Almaty” includes a special program for 10 finalists, which is aimed at nurturing and supporting young filmmakers who find the […]