Bishkek, Jan. 8, 2018 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz film Kinoman directed by Askar Nurakun uulu was awarded the Honorary Diploma of Jury at the 24th International Film Festival (IFF) of student films "Etiuda & Anima" in Krakow (Poland). The film is about a sincere story without words that shows the love to cinema, the Aitysh Film Studio reported.
The film festival "Etiuda & Anima" was held from Nov. 21 to 26, 2017. Cinemaforum is one of the most prestigious European shows where short films of different genres are shown, including animation.
Only student work is accepted for feature and documentary films competition “Competition of Etudes".
The "Anima" competition accepts the work of all professionals, regardless of their academic status and authors’ age. Within the framework of the festival, meetings are also held with outstanding masters from Polish school and masters of world cinema. The film festival is primarily aimed at younger generation, who have something to show and where there is much to learn.
The film directed by Askar Nurakun uulu Kinoman is his debut student work. The film tells the story of a small viewer whose attemp to see a movie failed. He is satisfied with the sounds of the familiar film where he was not allowed to enter. But thanks to his love and coincidence, he still manages to achieve what he wants. At the festival the film was awarded the Diploma of Honor "For a sincere story without words about the love to cinema".
The film is a joint production of the Aitysh Film Studio and Kyrgyz Turkish University Manas . The current film received the Grand Prix at Young Cinema Forum of CIS countries Umut which was held in Bishkek from Dec. 18 to Dec. 20, 2017.