Legendary events are returning! The Film Festival, once named after the Tashkent Film Festival of Asian, African and Latin American countries, is expected to be held in a new, bright and innovative format in a number of cities of Uzbekistan, from September 28 to October 3, mainly aimed at demonstrating the talent of young people.
The idea of restoring the Tashkent International Film Festival” The Pearl of the Silk Road " belongs to the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The decision to hold this conference was signed on June 19 this year.
" The Pearl of the Silk Road " is an innovative field for sharing experiences with international colleagues, a magnificent film marathon, which is expected to be the most important cultural event of the year. "The Pearl of the Silk Road" Tashkent International Film Festival will be held under the slogan "For Peace, enlightenment and development".
The opening ceremony of the Tashkent International Film Festival” The Pearl of the Silk Road " will be held at the reconstructed Cinema Palace in Tashkent City.
The long-awaited event-the opening ceremony of the Tashkent International Film Festival” The Pearl of the Silk Road“ will be held at the Cinema Palace, which is known among the people as” Panorama". At the opening ceremony will attend estrada stars as well as, National and World cinema actors
At the moment, extensive reconstruction works are continuing in the cinema. The building is equipped with the most modern, high-tech devices. A large cinema, conference and event hall will be opened here. In the cinema there is also a Museum of the history of cinema. On its walls there are rare exhibits reflecting the past of Uzbek cinema. In the museum exposition it is possible to get acquainted with the most unique artifacts related to the history of National Cinematography.
It should be noted that capital reconstruction does not change the appearance of the building in the quality of a monument of architecture. The original facade of the cinema is preserved.
"A movie in 5 days": at the Tashkent International Film Festival, a special program is planned for young filmmakers.
The competition “A movie in 5 days” from the program film festival also is taken place. This competition will attend young directors from 22 countries of the world, who won prizes at International Film Festivals. They can shoot short films on the theme” The Great Silk Road". Young directors use 30 localities in 13 large cities. In addition, the participants of the program will show their film tapes within the framework of the festival “ New generation of the cinema”.
At the competition will participate directors from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Iran, Spain, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Mexico, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Philippines, France, Switzerland, Estonia, South Korea and Japan.
The international jury consists of world-renowned art figures, artists, scientists, art critics, the most prominent specialists of the sphere.
Special awards have been awarded to each additional nomination for awarding young filmmakers who have won the honor of members of the international jury and the audience.
The winners of the competition held within the framework of the film festival will be awarded diplomas, statuettes, cash prizes.
In the program” A movie in 5 days ", the winners of I place – $15 000, II place – $10 000, III place – $7 000 will be awarded.
The days of cinema of 13 countries will be held within the framework of the Tashkent International Film Festival.
The film days of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Israel, India, Italy, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan will be held within the framework of the film festival.
World cinema days are held throughout the entire film festival days. Since September 29, the film performance will begin in all cinemas of the country. Each country shows its films in different regions of Uzbekistan.
So far 150 films have been presented for the performance in the days of World Cinema. The main part of them is indicated by subtitles in the Uzbek language.
More than 150 well-known filmmakers are expected to arrive from these countries. Among them are directors, actors, producers, representatives of International Film Festivals, organizations, distribution companies. Their names will be announced at a press conference on September 22nd. The rest is kept secret by the organizers of the film festival.
Creative meetings are organized with the participation of well-known directors and actors.
For each country delegation is attached a separate locality – cinema or theater. On September 24, the program of the days of World Cinema will be published in the press.
Within the framework of the Tashkent International Film Festival, The Tashkent branch of the All-Russian state Institute of cinematography will be held opening ceremony on 1october Teachers` and Mentors` day in Uzbekistan
October 1 in the framework of the Tashkent International Film Festival the branch of the All-Russian State Institute of cinematography named after S.A.Gerasimov will be opened in Tashkent
The ceremony will be held withn participation of representatives of the Cinematography agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the All-Russian State Institute of cinematography.
It should be noted that here the students study in two specialties – "dramaturgy" and "producery". 50% of them taught from the account of the state budget.
On the territory of the Cinematography agency, a separate building is built for the ARSIC branch.
Next year, the building of the Cinematography agency is planned to restore the Youth media center. Here, students can improve their skills with the participation of popular filmmakers.
"Focus for the youth: at the Tashkent International Film Festival, a large educational program is planned for primary filmmakers.
Within the framework of the Tashkent International Film Festival, world-famous film figures will give lectures for young filmmakers from Uzbekistan, master classes, seminars-trainings will be held.
It is also planned to hold several educational events. For this purpose, special pavilions, convenient localities are being built on the territory of “Uzbekfilm”, necessary devices are being installed.
The year 2021, in which special attention is paid to young people, is associated with the announcement in our country as “Year of Supporting Youth and Strengthening Public Health”.
Within the framework of the International Tashkent Film Festival, six cinemas will be put into use in Uzbekistan
Within the framework of the film festival, six cinemas will be commissioned in Tashkent and other regions of the country.
In particular, 4 reconstructed halls in Tashkent, Cinema Palace named after Alisher Navoi with 3,300 seats, Renaissance Hall with 2,000 seats Cinema-Concert Hall, Family Park cinema with 450 seats and 3 halls in Samarkand will open its doors for cinema lovers.
After the capital reconstruction in Bukhara, two halls and 434 seats will be put into use: Bukhara, two halls 225 seats Maple Cinema, three halls and 340 seats Bukhara cinemas.
In Khiva, the 320-seat cinema named after Khudoybergan Devonov receives the audience in an updated image.
National Netflix: the streaming platform of Uzbek motion pictures of all time is presented.
At the film festival, a national analogue of the popular Netflix platform is presented – the first interpretation of the multimedia streaming platform. The platform allows you to see any film created in different periods on the territory of Uzbekistan, as well as with the participation of foreign directors and actors.
Movies and cartoons can be viewed on TV, tablet, phone, as well as through a WEB browser.
All films are divided into different categories, with convenient search and display customization. You can save the movies you like in the “highlights” section and watch them at convenient time.
At the moment, more than 100 documentary, artistic and multiplayer films can be found on the platform in WEB mode.
At the Tashkent International Film Festival agreements on the creation of co-productions with foreign film companies can be signed.
Within the framework of the Tashkent International Film Festival, agreements are expected to be signed by the Uzbek Agency of cinematography in cooperation with foreign film companies.
In particular, it is envisaged to sign contracts with Russian, Belarusian, Turkish, Iranian, Tajik, Kazakh film companies.
In addition, at the festival, it is expected to be shown that such films as “Taste of The Sun ( Quyosh ta’mi)”, “ Gift of Pari (Parining sovg’asi)”, “Baron-2”, filmed in cooperation with the Cinematography agency and the Russian film companies.
Documentary films from 10 countries of the world are performed at the Tashkent International Film Festival.
From the beginning of September 24 documentary films about the life and work of prominent figures of Uzbekistan literature are presented to the audience in the series “People's heart” in the Alley of writers in Tashkent. The demonstrations are held on the initiative of the Cinematography agency in cooperation with the higher educational institutions of our country.
This action started the documentary film performance at the Tashkent International Film Festival.
The film festival will feature documentary films by filmmakers from 10 countries. About 40 documentary film masters from all over the world visit the event. In addition to showing their films, they will conduct master classes for young filmmakers from Uzbekistan.
What events are waiting for guests and participants of the Tashkent International Film Festival on the blog “National Cinema”?
A number of events are expected within the framework of the block dedicated to national cinema. In the days of film festivals more than 20 schools of the country will be named after famous film figures of Uzbekistan.
In addition, an invaluable book-album dedicated to the history of the Uzbek national cinema will be held.
The opening ceremony of the bust on the grave of the well-known Uzbek filmmaker Shuhrat Abbosov will also take place within the framework of this major film festival.
In addition, the Cinematography agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan submits to the Ministry of preschool education a collection of national cartoons from the Russian “State film Fund”. This charity event is held under the auspices of the whole World Society for the study, preservation and popularization of the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.
With the support of the The Whole World Society, a number of historical posters on the history of Uzbek cinema, masterpieces of national cinema will also be displayed. More than 50 posters will be handed over to the Museum of the History of Cinema, which will open in the Tashkent Cinema Palace.
Popular multiplacators visit to The Tashkent International Film Festival
Special attention will also be paid to animated cinema at the film festival. There will also be a campaign to open the Uzbek School of animators, which is planned to provide training of well-known animators.
In addition, Uzbekistan will also participate in the International Cartoon Production Project for children with disabilities.
It is also expected that at the Tashkent International Film Festival coming well-known animators from all over the world who shot popular cartoons for children and adults.
Closing of the film festival
The closing ceremony of the Tashkent International Film Festival” The Pearl of the Silk Road " will be connected to the opening ceremony of the famous Renaissance Hall Cinema-Concert Hall for 2000 people.
The decisive event – the closing ceremony of the Tashkent International Film Festival-will also be held here.
The event will be held in an untraditional form, in the spirit of supporting young people, beginning filmmakers.
At the closing ceremony, a ceremony of awarding the winners of the program” A movie in 5 days " will also be held. Awards to the winners will be presented by famous performers of World Cinema.