The film "Umai" won a prize at the film festival in Slovakia
The short film "Umai" ("The boy at the window") directed by Inkar Abdrash received the "Best First Time Director (Short)" prize of July 2020 at the Kosece International Monthly Film Festival in Slovakia.
The aim of the KIMFF festival is to promote talented filmmakers from all over the world. The jury of the event includes young filmmakers from Slovakia. The jurors determine the winners of competition every month so that they can claim the main KIMFF awards in their categories at the end of the year. The annual awards ceremony is scheduled for May 26-28, 2021.
By the way, the debut film of Inkar Abdrash tells about an orphanage boy who changes the life of a spoiled actress for the better. The film was produced by Farhat Abdraimov and Gulshat Smagulova.
Previously, the film won 2 awards at the British International Amateur Film Festival (BIAFF) in the categories "Best film" and "Best screenplay" and also became "Best short film" at The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival in India (DPIFF).
The film was made by creative production association. "Debut"of the "Kazakhfilm" studio named after Shaken Aymanov" by order of the Ministry of culture and sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.