VII Festival of European cinema to be held in four cities of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Uzbekkino National Agency together with the Delegation of the European Union in Uzbekistan with the support of the National Association of Electronic Mass Media of Uzbekistan announce the holding of the 7th annual European Film Festival from October 11 to November 10.
This year the festival will delight residents of four cities of the country: paintings by leading European filmmakers will be shown on large screens in Tashkent, Nukus, Urgench and Jizzakh.
The opening ceremony will take place on October 11 in Tashkent at the NAEMMI Media Hall. Film screenings will be held until October 18, the festival in Nukus will be held from October 24 to 26, in Urgench from November 1 to 3, and in Jizzakh from November 8 to 10.
Within the framework of the festival, 10 films by famous directors from 12 European countries will be presented: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Finland, France and Sweden. This is the comedy drama “King of the Belgians”, the animated film “Louise in the Winter”, the documentary “Stefan Zweig: farewell to Europe”, the drama “Exam” and “Small Farmer”, Homo sapiens - a film shot without a single person in the frame, a documentary “Barking Dogs in the Distance”, a drama with elements of the crime “Chiambra”, a cheerful documentary “The happiest day in life” and the feature film “Paradise 89”. Among them are films-winners of international film festivals and winners of prestigious international awards.
The European Film Festival makes a great contribution to the cultural education of the Uzbek audience, providing an opportunity to get acquainted with the latest European film industry, which best demonstrate the cultural diversity of the region.
All films are shown in the original language with subtitles in Russian and Uzbek. Entry to all shows is free.