FLOWERS OF THE STEPPE: Festival of Kazakh cinema in Washington

November 10. KAZINFORM. WASHINGTON

FLOWERS OF THE STEPPE: Festival of Kazakh cinema in WashingtonFlowers of the Steppe is a festival of recent films from Kazakhstan, taking place in Washington, DC and Boston November 14th-20th.

The festival highlights some of the country’s new film-making voices and offers different visions of modern Kazakhstan and the traditions of its historic past. Several screenings are followed by Q&A/ discussions with the noted Kazakh film director Ermek Shinarbaev and other figures from the Kazakh and US film industries.

For the full program, film synopses and other details, please visit: www.ballets-russes.com/kazfest.html .

According to the press service of the Kazakh Embassy U.S., the festival is organized by Ballets Russes Cultural Partnership (BRCP), and co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Freer Gallery of Art, Goethe Institut, and Kennan Institute in Washington.

With additional support from the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Washington, and KazakhFilm Studios in Almaty.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2509094

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