On November, 25, a well-known French comedy actor Eric Judor was a guest at “Kazakhfilm” studio. Eric is a member of a very popular comedian duo «Eric et Ramzy». The duo starred in such comedies like “Magnificient Four”, “Infernal Skyscraper”, etc.
Within the period of November, 15-18, The Days of Kazakh Cinema took place in Tajikistan. The event was organized by Kazakh embassy in Tajikistan, supported by “Kazakhfilm” JSC.
The ‘Realtor’ film by director Adilkhan Yerzhanov produced by “Kazakhfilm” JSC received the specialprize – ‘For the man found” – at Russian “Deboshirfilm – Pure Dreams-XIV” film festival. The festivalwas going under the slogan “Seeking the man!”, and, as festival organizers say, was dedicated toall ‘those who are fearless, those unsleepers, those inspired”.
“The Dash” by director Kanagat Mustafin produced by “Kazakhfilm” JSC received 3d prize in “Best Feature Film” nomination at “All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival” that took place in Los Angeles within the period from 10 to 13 of November. Director Kanagat Mustafin personally received the prize at the festival.
The film “Realtor” by director Adilkhan Yerzhanov, produced by ‘Kazakhfilm’ JSC , is selected for international competition of the Russian film festival “Deboshirfilm – Pure Dreams-XIV”. The founder and president of the festival is an iconic actor and director Alexander Bashirov (“The Needle”, ‘Assa”, “Chuzhaya Belaya I Ryaboy’, “The iron trace of oligarchy”). The festival is organized by his film company ‘DeboshirFilmStudios”, and is held since 1997.
Kanagat Mustafin will introduce the film personally.
In total, there are 90 entries from 25 countries participating in 2 international competition nominations – “Sport and personality” and “Sport and society”; Russian competition – “Loyalty to Olympic ideals” and “Best TV-program”, and international nomination “Best sport feature film”.
‘Realtor”, a feature film by director Adilkhan Yerzhanov, produced by ‘Kazakhfilm” JSC, received the Special Jury Prize at ‘Kinoshock-2011” film festival.
VII ‘Eurasia’ International Film Festival took place in Almaty. The jury and the viewers were able to see 12 of the most prominent auteur features by directors of Europe, Asia and CIS, within the period of September, 19-September, 23, 2011.
Famous Hollywood actress Sigourney Weaver (‘Alien”, “Heartbreakers”) visited Almaty for the closing ceremony of VII “Eurasia” International Film Festival. She showed big interest towards Kazakhstan, and Kazakh people as well; met the journalists, and answered all the questions. The press representatives met the star with applause which didn’t stop during the whole conference.
On September, 21, within the VII ‘Eurasia’ International Film Festival, at ‘Kazakhfilm’ territory, the Stars Alley of Kazakh cinema was opened. The event was scheduled to “Kazakhfilm”’s 70-th anniversary, as well.