Kazakh movie Asan to compete for prize in Tatarstan
X International Youth Film Festival will take place on September 4-6 this year.
The short film Asan produced by Kazakhfilm JSC named after Shaken Aimanov was included into the contest program of the X International Youth Film Festival in Kazan, Tatarstan, BNews.kz reports.
Director of the movie Berik Zhakhanov is delighted with such turn of events.
The Youth Film Festival is an annual event within Kazan International Festival of Muslim movie and has a status of the international festival of game, documentary and animated films. The shareholder of the festival is the Culture Ministry of the Republic of Tatartsan. The organizing committee traditionally includes the Union of Cinematographers of Tatarstan and the Kazan State Institute of Culture. The picture "Asan" directed by Berik Zhahanov tells of a young man going to the funeral of his father, whom he had not seen for many years.
It should be noted, Asan was shown within Short Film Corner of the 71st International Cannes Film Festival devoted to the docs of the whole world.