Kyrgyz films received three prizes of the film festival “Literature and Cinema” –


Bishkek –,

The Grand Prix “Garnet Bracelet” of the 28th International Film Festival “Literature and Cinema” in Gatchina (Russia) was awarded to the film “Shambhala” by Artykpai Suyundukov. About it reported on the website of the review.

Another film from Kyrgyzstan “The Road to Eden” by Bakyt Mukul and Dastan Japar uulu, created in 2021, won two prizes. This is a diploma “for the best male role.” It was received by Marat Alyshpaev. The second award is the prize of the reader’s jury.

The first Russian film festival “Literature and Cinema” was held in 1995. Since then, for more than 20 years, he has annually presented to the public the latest Russian and world cinema.

In 2022, a record number of applications were submitted for participation in the film festival. As a result, the competition program included 35 films from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Israel. These are films by professional authors, created at large studios, and films by debutant directors.



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