The good, the necessary, the eternal: the upcoming Film Festival will present a collection of golden classics of Uzbekistan
Golden collection of Uzbek classics, films which can and should be watched with whole family, will be presented during XIV Tashkent International Film Festival. Screenings of legendary Uzbek films will be held in Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Nukus.
The program "One hundred pearls of Uzbek cinema" will include golden collection of Uzbek films such as "White, white storks", "Tashkent is a bread city", "Farewell, green summer", "Tenderness", "Tahir and Zuhra", "All makhalla talks about it", "Revolt of brides", "Days gone by", "Man leaves for birds" and many others.
Historical locations in ancient cities of Uzbekistan such as the Palace of Khudoyar-Khan in Kokand, the summer site of Ichan-Kala Fortress in Khiva, the Savitskiy Museum in Nukus, and the Museum of Oriental Art in Nukus were selected for the retro-programme screenings. Savitsky Museum in Nukus, Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah in Bukhara, and the Cinema “Star of the East” in Samarkand.
Introductory lectures by cinematographers, film historians, and the Film Fund staff will be held before the films are shown.
It is worth mentioning that films which will be returned to Uzbekistan from Russian Gosfilmofond will be digitized from reference negative films with support of World Society on research, preservation and popularization of cultural heritage of Uzbekistan and TV channel “Sevimli”.
As a reminder, the demonstration is organized by the Cinematography Agency of Uzbekistan and the National Film Fund of Uzbekistan.