18 Kazakh films approved for state funding
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The Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved the list of film projects for receiving state financial support for their production, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the National Cinema Support Center.
During the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on State Financial Support for National Films, held on August 28 this year, the results of the first competitive selection of film projects were summed up.
12 socially significant films were selected, including the documentary films The Scarlet Thread of Fate, Return of the Teacher and Turkestan - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, as well as feature films Boxer, Time of Patriots, Choice, Life, Kazhymukan and others.
The commission also selected the debut film project Fire, films of joint production Akyn and Blind Love, as well as 3 feature films intended for a wide audience - Vacations offline-2, Nartai and Rescue in the Steppe.
The approved film projects will be included in the thematic plan of the Ministry of Culture and Sports for the production of national films and this year they will receive state funding from the single operator – the State National Cinema Support Center.
It should be noted that the interdepartmental commission included MPs, representatives of the ministries of information and social development, foreign affairs, national economy, professional union of workers in culture, sports, tourism and information.