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Yakutsk to host Kyrgyz cinema festival by 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov

The 1st International Festival of Kyrgyz Cinema will be held in Yakutsk from October 8 to October 12, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the national writer Chingiz Aitmatov. Local media reported with reference to the press service of the House of Peoples’ Friendship named after A.E. Kulakovsky, where the film forum will be held.

The Union of Cinematographers of the Kyrgyz Republic will present such films as Jamila, First Teacher, Red Apple, Mother’s Field, White Steamer. The festival program includes a press conference, a round table discussion Chingiz Aitmatov and Cinema, an exhibition of books by the writer.