Kazakhstan's film 'Amre' won 'Best Global Hollywood Film' prize

29 October, 2018, 15:25 376
Kazakhstan's film 'Amre' won 'Best Global Hollywood Film' prize

The Hollywood Film Festival has been organized since 1997 and searches for new young talents, as well as promotes independent films. 

Film 'Amre' was awarded the prize 'Best Global Hollywood Film' following the Hollywood Film Festival's final stage that took place between October 23 to 28 in Los Angeles, a press service of JSC 'Kazakhfilm' reports. 

The film telling legendary Kazakh tenor Amre Kashaubayev was made by joint efforts of 'Kazakhfilm' and Darplay film company following the order of the Kazakh Minister of Culture and Sports. 

It is worthy of note that each participating state submitted several films as nominees for Silver Screen Award, of which the winner was found. Kazakhstan's six films were submitted - three films and three short films. In addition to 'Amre', other three films by JSC 'Kazakhfilm', they are 'Satash' by Tulegen Baitukenov and 'El Freeman' by Eljazz Rakhimbekov in the feature films section, and 'Asan' by Berik Zhakhanov in the short films section. 'Amre' film was The film was presented by director Jeff Vespa at the Film Festival. 

"The year of 2018 stood out by a completely new high level of films, the participants can be proud of their achievements," Brad Parks, President of Hollywood Film Festival, commented. 

"I would like to underlined that this year's contest programme showed off an impressive level of quality and inspiration," the Festival's programme director Holger Carlsson, adding "It is a great achievement to win and gain the jury's recognition."