International day "short films" will be held in Astana

According to the official website of capital akimat, free screenings of the best short films shot by Russian filmmakers, timed to the Independence Day of Kazakhstan and the upcoming year of youth.

The festival of short films will last from 15 to 16 December at the PlatformA creative site in the Moscow business center. Admission is free.

The organizers of the shows – artists Arttop, PlatformA project room, business centre "Moskva", Russian center of science and culture in Astana, the website about the movie Vosmerka.kz and Youth centre of the Union of cinematographers of Russia – with the support of Resultantly, the National Fund for support of owners, Canon.

"The international action "day of short films" was initiated by the national center of cinematography and animation of France, since 2011 it has been held in 15 countries. At a variety of venues: cinemas, bars, theatres show a movie of short films. Kazakhstan joins this movement for the first time", – said the curator of project room PlatformA, art critic Aigul Ibraeva.

According to Aigul Ibraeva, the day of short films is traditionally considered to be the shortest light day of the year. In 2018, it is December 22, but around the world the action starts from the 15th.

"We decided to start earlier to dedicate this holiday to the Independence Day of Kazakhstan", - the curator explains.

The program includes several thematic blocks: "Family cinema", "children's animation", "Stars in a short meter", " Festival hits. One against all", "Film adaptation".

In many films starred famous actors: Sergei Shakurov, Daniel Spivakovsky, Irina Pegova, Mikhail Trukhin, Sergey Burunov.


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