International Film Festival ‘Yertis Cinema’ starts in the beginning of summer in Pavlodar

Truly amazing event is awaiting for fans of films by famous Kazakh director and actor Shaken Aimanov in his birth place. Pavlodar will host the International Film Festival ‘Yertis Cinema’ as part of Modernization of Public Consciousness Program in the beginning of summer. It will bring together experienced and young directors, screenwriters and actors from different countries. They will exchange experience with foreign colleagues, contribute to the development of Kazakhstan’s film industry, and will promote their products. The organizers will soon launch the festival’s official website and announce the jury members. Short and documentary films are accepted for participation, the best of them will be shown at the opening ceremony.

ARDAK RAIYMBEKOV, HEAD OF REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE, ARCHIVES AND DOCUMENTATION:

 - At this stage, there is a huge interest to ‘Yertis Cinema’ film festival. Many call us. Taking into account that the great Shaken Aimanov, one of the founders of Kazakhstani film art, was born in our region, organizing such large scale events is our duty.