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Virtual Reality puts viewer in the movie at Cannes
Virtual Reality puts viewer in the movie at Cannes

What if you could both watch a film and be a character in it?

Virtual Reality puts viewer in the movie at Cannes
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest

De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.

De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
Emir Baigazain
Emir Baigazin to confess his love for Almaty in his new film Over the City

Kazakhstani film director Emir Baigazain has announced casting calls for his new film Nad Gorodom (Over the City).

Emir Baigazin to confess his love for Almaty in his new film Over the City
Yermek Tursunov's Stranger premiers at Toronto Film Festival

Kazakhstan's movie Stranger (Zhat) directed by Yermek Tursunov has premiered at the 40th International Toronto Film Festival in Toronto.

Yermek Tursunov's Stranger premiers at Toronto Film Festival
Eurasian International Film Festival: from child marriage to art fantasy

10 feature films have made it in the competition program of the 11th Eurasian International Film Festival (EIFF).

Eurasian International Film Festival: from child marriage to art fantasy
Photo courtesy of Aziz Zhambakiev
First Nepali film created with Kazakhstani cinematographer wins FEDEORA award in Venice

Kalo Pothi (Black hen) film has won the Best Film Award during the 72th Venice Film Festival Critics Week.

First Nepali film created with Kazakhstani cinematographer wins FEDEORA award in Venice
(left) Adilkhan Yerzhanov with other creators of The Oweners
Yerzhanov's The Owners included in Asian Cinema 100 by BIFF

Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners (2014) has been included in the Asian Cinema 100 by the Busan International Film Festival and the Busan Cinema Center.

Yerzhanov's The Owners included in Asian Cinema 100 by BIFF
Photo courtesy of kaznui.kz
Satirical Walnut-tree: Nurmukhambetov's film premiers at Busan International Film Festival

World premier of a Kazakhstani film Walnut-tree (Zhangak tal) directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov will take place during the 20th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea,

Satirical Walnut-tree: Nurmukhambetov's film premiers at Busan International Film Festival
Wounded Angel
Emir Baigazin's Wounded Angel to premier in 2016

Internationally acclaimed film director Emir Baigazin has completed his second film of the Wounded Angel trilogy.

Emir Baigazin's Wounded Angel to premier in 2016
Photo © Tursunovfilm
Fight for freedom, fight for Oscar: Kazakhstan nominates Yerzhan Turunov's Stranger

Kazakhstan has nominated Yerzhan Tursynov's film Stranger (Zhat) for Oscar.

Fight for freedom, fight for Oscar: Kazakhstan nominates Yerzhan Turunov's Stranger
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Kazakhstan-made short film premieres at Cannes

Kazakhstan-made short film Luna Lyubit Solnce (Moon Loves the Sun) premiered on May 20 as part of the Short Film Corner program of the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

Kazakhstan-made short film premieres at Cannes
Photo  © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim

UK based marketing agency Captive Minds and Inge Solheim want to organize a film festival in the mountains of Almaty.

Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim
Photo © REUTERS
6th French Cinema Today film festival opens in Almaty

The 6th French Cinema Today festival opens in Almaty on April 23.

6th French Cinema Today film festival opens in Almaty
Film director Alisher Suleimenov.
Kazakhstani short to premier at Cannes

Kazakhstani film premiers during the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival.

Kazakhstani short to premier at Cannes
Screenshot from Prikluchenie (Adventure). Photo courtesy of cinemas-asie.com
Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival

Kazakhstani film director Nariman Torebayev is presenting his 'free interpretation' of Dostoevsky’s White Nights under the title Prikluchenie (Adventure) at the Vesoul international film festival of Asian Cinema’s (FICA) in France.

Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival
Frame from the Owners movie.
Yerzhanov's The Owners wins Grand Prix at International Film Festival in Lebanon

Yerzhanov's The Owners has won the Grand Prix at Cultural Resistance International Film Festival of Lebanon.

Yerzhanov's The Owners wins Grand Prix at International Film Festival in Lebanon
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LA film festival puts focus on foreign Oscar race

Hollywood's A-listers gathered in Los Angeles for a film festival that may not be well known but nonetheless shines an early spotlight on awards season.

LA film festival puts focus on foreign Oscar race
The main prize of the Cannes Festival. ©REUTERS
Clique Film Festival to take place in Almaty

Clique Film Festival will take place in Almaty on November 6-9. It will present the most widely discussed European, American and Kazakh auteur films.

Clique Film Festival to take place in Almaty
Photo courtesy of Margulan Kapashev
Kazakhstai short Free Birds to be screened at London Film Festival

Kazakhstani filmmaker Margulan Kapashev’s Free Birds has been chosen for the Crystal Palace International Film Festival in London.

Kazakhstai short Free Birds to be screened at London Film Festival
Emir Baigazins Wounded Angel receives Hubert Bals Fund
Emir Baigazins Wounded Angel receives Hubert Bals Fund

Emir Baigazin, the Kazakh director of Harmony Lessons, has been chosen one of the 11 winners of the Hubert Bals Fund.

Emir Baigazins Wounded Angel receives Hubert Bals Fund