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Bishkek will host the IX International Forum of Young Cinema of the CIS Countries “Umut”

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by September 20, 2021 General

The IX International Forum of Young Cinema of the CIS countries “Umut” will take place in Bishkek, according to the Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy of the Kyrgyz Republic.

According to them, the opening ceremony of the forum will take place on September 21 at 11:00 at the Ala-Too cinema.

“Traditionally, the opening ceremony will include a screening of a film participating in prestigious international film festivals. This year it is the film “Admiral Chumakov” by filmmakers Laurier Fourneux and Arnaud Alberolla, Belgium-France, 2021. The film will be presented by French director Laurier Fournieu and Admiral Boris Chumakov, ”the report says.

It is clarified that the film tells about the admiral of the Soviet-Kyrgyz fleet – Boris Vasilievich Chumakov, who still lives on the shore of Issyk-Kul.

The film world premiered at the Ischia International Film Festival, Italy in July 2021, where it won the Best Film prize in the locationnegata competition.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

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