Shooting of a documentary film about the years of Yakub Kolas in Tashkent will begin in the framework of the upcoming film festival
Unitary Enterprise "National Film Studio "Belarusfilm" and the State Unitary Enterprise "Film studio of chronicles and documentaries" with the support of the
The war years spent in hospitable Tashkent left an indelible imprint on the poet's fate. Homesickness, tragic peripeteia, late love and contacts with prominent figures of Uzbek literature are reflected in his poems and diary entries. The famous poet was a public figure and was friends with Gafur Gulyamov, Hamid Alimdzhan and Zulfia. The capital of Uzbekistan has a street named after Kolas, and there is a bust of him in the Zulfia Park. Inspired by the atmosphere and hospitality of Tashkent, the poet wrote his famous poem "To Uzbekistan. The film will be recorded in three languages as a symbol of friendship and unity. The film will include rare newsreel footage. The main heroine of the film will be the poet's great-granddaughter, Vasilina Mitskevich.
Script writer: Vladimir Moroz
Director: Galina Adamovich.
The start of filming in Tashkent is scheduled for September 2022.Cinematography Agency of Uzbekistan start shooting a film "Yakub Kolas. Book of Tashkent being" dedicated to the classic of the Soviet Belarusian literature, the national poet, academician of BSSR Sciences, who lived in evacuation to Uzbekistan for several years. The project is timed to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the classics. Filming will take place in Uzbekistan and Belarus.