The newly created modern cinema of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” began its work.

The cinema is equipped with modern equipment and, along with the Ashan and Kohi Navruz cinemas, is one of the best cinemas in the country.

Taking into account the proposals of the filmmakers, the newly opened cinema was named after the Tajik director Tokhir Sobirov by the decision of the board of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” dated 01.22.2021 # 02.


SABIROV Takhir Mukhtarovich (12/21/1929 – 05/31/2002), film director, actor, People’s Artist of Tajikistan (1966), laureate of the State Prize of Tajikistan named after A. Rudaki (1980). Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR (1958). He was awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor (1971), the Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1991), and the Sharaf (1999); me-

distance “For Labor Distinction” (1957), “For Valiant Labor. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of VI Lenin “(1970),” Veteran of Labor “(1980), the silver medal of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements of the USSR (1980); certificates of honor of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Tajik SSR (1971, 1979). Excellence in cinematography of the USSR. Graduated from the acting faculty of Tash-

Kent State Theater Institute. A.N. Ostrovsky (1951); directing faculty (course of People’s Artist of the USSR, Professor Yu.A. Zavadsky)

State Institute of Theater Arts. A.V. Lunacharsky (Moscow, 1956). Prior to his studies, he worked as an artist of the Tajik Opera and Ballet Theater. 1952-1955

biennium – teacher on the skill of the actor of the theater school. M. Shchepkina (Moscow). In the Tajik cinema since 1955 – he played roles in feature films, since 1956 – director of feature films. A master of a wide range, he shot historical films, pictures of modern themes, fairy tales. Participation in festivals: Diploma of the International Festival of Asian and African Countries in Tashkent for the feature film “The Death of a Usurer” (1967); Prize X111 of the All-Union Film Festival in Dushanbe (1980) for the film “Meeting in the Gorge of Death”; diploma and KGB award

USSR (1982) for the film “Peace to your home”. Four main prizes (for direction, camera work, best male and female roles) 111 All-Union Fairy-tale Film Festival in Vilnius (1984); first prize of the Moscow Film Festival (1984), a prize and a diploma of the International Film Festival of Asia, Africa and Latin America in Tashkent (1986) for the film “And More

one night of Scheherazade “; prize and diploma of the All-Union Film Festival “Fairy Tale” (Moscow, 1988) for the film “New Fairy Tales of Scheherazade”; the main prize of the International Film Festival in Cairo (1987) “Golden Sword of Damascus” for

cycle of films based on fairy tales “1001 nights”. The State Prize of Tajikistan named after A. Rudaki was awarded in 1980 for the films “Death of a Usurer”, “Treason”, “Exposure”, “A Woman from Afar”, “Meeting in

death gorge “. In 1962 he was elected secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Tajikistan, in 1996 – Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of Tajikistan, which he was until the last day of his life.

FILMOGRAPHY. The second director of feature films: “I Met a Girl” (1957), “High Position” (1958), “A Man Changes His Skin” (1958). Director-producer of feature films: “It’s time for my son to get married” (1959), “Possessed” (1962), “Death of a Usurer” (1966), “Treason” (1967), “Exposure”

(1970), “Runway” (1971), “Hurricane in the Valley” (1972), “Who Was None” (3 episodes, television, 1974), “He will become everything” (3 episodes, tel., 1975), “Woman from afar” (1978), “Meeting in the gorge of death” (1980), “Peace to your home” (3 episodes, tel., 1981), “And another night of Scheherazade” (1984), “New tales of Scheherazade” ( 1986), “The Last Night of Scheherazade” (1987). Actor’s works in feature films: “Dohunda” (1956), “I met a girl” (1957), “Nasreddin in Khojent” (1958), “Horses under the moon” (1979), “Meeting in the death gorge” (1980), “April Dreams” (2 series, tel., 1980), “Peace to your home” (3 series, tel., 1981), “And Another Scheherazade Night” (1984), “New Scheherazade Tales” (1986),

“The Last Night of Scheherazade” (1987). Artistic director of feature films: “On the steepness” (2 episodes, tel., 1976), “Chest for the Bride” (1977). Director of documentaries: “Concert of Artists” (1960), “What is happiness?” (1964). Actor’s works at the Mosfilm film studio: The Road (1954), The Unique Spring (1957). Director of the feature film “Shahsenem and Garib” at the “Turkmenfilm” studio (1964). Scriptwriter and director of the television documentary Our Friend Syria (1989). Director of the TV feature film “Tears and Sword” (4 episodes, 1991). A documentary film about the life and work of the director and actor: “Takhir Sabirov” (director O. Khamidov, 2003) ._


The name of the cinema in honor of Tokhir Sobirov is a tribute to the memory of the Tajik director.

The opening of the cinema is a worthy gift for the worthy celebration of the 30th anniversary of the state independence of the Republic of Tajikistan.

In the future, the cinema named after Tokhir Sobirov will become a venue for cultural and film events, international, regional and domestic film festivals.