On January, 18 of 2020 the Kazakh-Japanese film “Horse Thieves. The Roads of Time” directed by YerlanNurmukhambetov (Kazakhstan) and Lisa Takeba (Japan) was released in theaters of Japan. The gala premiere took place in “Sinjuku Cinema” in Tokyo.
Today is the 60th anniversary of studio’s title name. On January, 9, 1960 by the order of the Ministry of Culture of Kazakh SSR the Alma-Ata film studio of feature films and chronicles was renamed to “Kazakhfilm” studio.
As part of cinematic tradition, the leading Kazakh film awards – “Kulager-2019” was held in Almaty. Organized by the Filmmakers’ Union of Kazakhstan.“The Secret of a Leader” directed by FarkhatSharipov was named “Best Feature Film”. While receiving the trophy from the hands of YermekTursunov, head of Filmmakers’ Union of Kazakhstan, Sharipov...
“On the Edge” feature film directed by AldiyarBairakimovhas been awardedwith Greek Film Critics’ Association award at Olympia International Film Festival for Kids and Youth. It was held within the dates of November 30 and December 7 of 2019 in Pirgos, Greece. The movie is made by “Kazakhfilm” studio due to Ministry of culture and sports’ order.