13th Eurasia International Film Festival, Astana

13th Eurasia International Film Festival, Astana, Kazakhstan (July 22 - July 28, 2017)

The Critics Prize is dedicated to films from the Central Asian Region.
The jury remembers the great Kazhak critic Bauyrzhan Nogerbek, who had accompanied the national cinema (in particular the Kazakh New Wave of the 90s) with his writings; and who has passed away a few weeks ago.


Aritmiya Arrythmia Aritmiya
(Russia, 2017, 114 mins) Jury: Klaus Eder (Germany) , Eugenie Zvonkine (France) , Aleksandra Porshneva (Kazakhstan)

Motivation, Eurasia Film Festival, Astana 2017: "For the artistic perfection with which it develops a rich panorama of contemporary characters, and for the sensitive direction of wonderful actors".

Production: Mars Media Entertainment, CTB Film Company.

The Pomegranate Orchard Nar bagi The Pomegranate Orchard

by Ilgar Najaf  

(Azerbaijan, 2017, 90 mins)

At the Eurasia Film Festival, in the Kazhak capital of Astana, 2017, the critics jury wants to mention the visual qualities of the film "The Pomegranate Orchard" (Nar bagi) by Ilgar Najaf.

Autumn Elegy of a Withering Pomegranate

by Aleksandra Porshneva

One of Leo Tolstoy’s most memorable aphorisms, “All ha... read more