Diary of the 14th Kazan Film Festival: 5.09.18
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Diary of the 14th Kazan Film Festival: 5.09.18

7 September 2018

The 14th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival continues its work.

A press conference was held with a Kyrgyz TV presenter and actress, a Vice-President of Chingiz Aitmatov Issyk-Kul Forum Assol Moldokmatova was held at the press-centre of the festival.


The film To Die Avenged. The Letters from the Past was screened today at Almaz Cinema Port that received the award of the 10th Kazan Muslim Film Festival for best full length feature film directing. The screening concluded with a meeting with the director of the film, Oktay Mir-Kasim, who is currently a member of the jury of the 14th edition of the festival.


The film Pegy Dog, Running the Edge of the Sea based on the novel by Chingiz Aitmatov was also screened today. The director of the film Karen Gevorgyan had questions and answers session with the spectators of the film afterwards.

The first International Film Festival Directors Forum held in conjunction with the festival also continued its work today in the Kazan Kremlin.

A press conference with Emmanuil Vitorgan was held in Tatar-inform.

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Other honourable guest of the festival, a Russian actor Marat Basharov also had a questions and answers session after the screening of the film Mullah. He also attended the opening ceremony of Union Youth Club, which was recently renovated under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan. The youth presented the actor his caricature.

Three cooperation agreements were signed between the Kazan Muslim Film Festival and Turkic World Documentary Film Festival (Turkey), Geneva Oriental Film Festival (Switzerland) and Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival (Egypt), respectively.

The photo-diary of the Kazan Muslim Film Festival for 5.09.2018 is available here

Press-events on September 6 (Thursday):

11.05 (Riviera, Hall 1): Meeting with Emmanuil Vitorgan

12.15 (Riviera, Hall 1): The Last Waltz film screening

13.40 (Riviera, Hall 1): Meeting with a producer Stanislav Yershov

15.15 (Riviera, Hall 2): Meeting with an actor, a member of the jury of the festival, Marek Probosz (Poland)

16.30 (Riviera, Hall 2): Light from the East film screening

17.35 (Riviera, Hall 2): Meeting with a director Shukhrat Mahmudov

18.25 (Riviera, Hall 1): Sayakbay. Gomer of the 20th Century (the opening film) screening

19.50 (Riviera, Hall 1): Meeting with a director Ernest Abdyzhaparov

18.45 (Riviera, Hall 2): Me China Doll film screening

20.45 (Riviera, Hall 2): Meeting with a director Rashid Fershiu


The Press Centre of the festival is located on the second floor of the complex Riviera, near the main venue of the competition films - Almaz Cinema Port (Riviera). The Press Centre is equipped with all the equipment necessary for the work of journalists.

The press centre is open daily from 4 to 10 September 2018, the working hours: 10.00 - 20.00.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the members of the press service of the 14th Kazan Muslim Film Festival:

The head of the Press Service: Ruslan Shigabetdinov (+79272400017, shigabetdinov.rk@gmail.com)

The coordinator of the Press Service: Regina Shigabetdinova (+79372981220, shigab-regina09@yandex.ru)

The administrator of the Press Centre: Evelina Galimullina (89046656223, evelinagalimullina@yandex.ru)

Official website of the festival : kazan-mfmk.com




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