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Kyrgyz film Olzho wins special prize of Muslim Film Festival

The Kyrgyz film Olzho won special prize of the Guild of Film Experts and Film Critics of Russia at the 13th Muslim Film Festival, which was held on September 4-11 in Kazan. Film forum website reported.

Recall, the shortlist included a short feature film Olzho by Bolsunbek Taalaybek uulu and a full-length documentary Letters from the Pamir by Janyl Zhusupzhan.

The list includes 60 works (ten movies in six categories) from 27 countries. All of them correspond to the theme of the festival «Through dialogue of cultures to culture of dialogue». In total, 782 applications from 61 countries of the world were accepted in 2017.