Kazakh film "Amre" has won a prize at the Hollywood Film Festival

Kazakh film Paris Song won a prize at the Hollywood Film Festival. The film based on the life of legendary singer Amre Kashaubayev was highly appreciated by the jury and was recognized as the best in a competition among 16 countries. This was announced by the film’s leading actor Sanjar Madi on his social media account. 

The film of a musical genre tells about the life of a Kazakh and his trip to Paris as well as about his friendship with famous jazz composer George Gershwin. What is remarkable is that the film is based on several photographs and unique recordings of Amre’s unbeaten voice found in archives. The film was assigned by the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports.