SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

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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 […]

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History shows that Kazakhstan has always been and is a crossroads, a place for a meeting and a dialogue of different cultures and civilizations of the East and West. Today, the dialogue of cultures is closely linked to globalization. Globalization has affected almost all areas, including culture and art. Cinematography has become an art, where you can see the national and cultural characteristics of other countries.

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07/06/2019 In May, the Almaty Film Festival and the Almaty Film Commission were presented in Cannes at the major world film market. From May 14 to 23, 2019, with the support of the Almaty Government, the Almaty Film Festival and the Almaty Film Commission took part at Marche du Film film market at the Cannes […]

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14/06/2019 European Children’s Film Association ECFA was founded in 1988.  It appeals to all those who are not indifferent to high-quality films for children and young people: directors, producers, distributors and world festivals. ECFA has more than 125 members, consisting of companies and organizations from 36 countries of the world. Elena Larionova, the Program Director […]