A special screening of the historical film Sayakbai was organized for the President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov. Eyewitnesses reported this to journalists.
Recall, on May 3, Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with residents of Bokonbaevo village in Issyk-Kul region. The film director Ernest Abdyzhaparov turned to the president with a request to pay attention to culture. He noted that none of the first persons of the state paid attention to the film Sayakbai and did not come to its premiere.
The next day, the film director was asked to organize private screening of the film. It took place in one of the capital’s cinemas. The press service of the president did not inform about the visit of the head of state to the cinema.
The film is dedicated to the life and work of a manaschi Sayakbai Karalayev. It includes the story of meeting of the narrator with Chingiz Aitmatov. The film won several awards at the international film festivals.