REGULAR MEETING OF WORKING GROUPS OF TAJIKISTAN AND UZBEKISTAN ON PRODUCTION OF THE HISTORICAL FILM JAMI AND NAVOI
05.01.2022 at the cinema named after Tokhir Sobirov, a regular meeting of the working groups of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan was held on the implementation of the initiative of the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev about the friendship of the Tajik and Uzbek peoples, especially about the friendship of Mavlono Abdurahmon Jami and Mir Alisher Navoi.
The Tajik side was represented by Mahmadsaid Shohiyon, director of the Tajikfilm State Institution, Tolib Gaybullozoda – first deputy director, Safar Khakdodov – chairman of the Union of Cinematographers and guests of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Rustam Jabborov – screenwriter, Furkat Usmonov – director and Shokhrukh Rasulov – computer graphics designer.
It should be noted that the main idea of the historical and artistic film "Jami and Navoi" is, first of all, a reflection of the love and sincerity of two great peoples on the example of two literary figures – Mavlono Abdurahmoni Jami and Mir Alisher Navoi – along the path of history.
At present, working groups have been created in the direction of both sides, and a synopsis of the film is being developed.
In this regard, on June 25, 2021, a fruitful meeting with the leadership and creators of the institution, writers, poets, scientists, intellectuals, film critics and specialists took place at the Tokhir Sobirov cinema.
In addition, two online meetings were held between the working groups of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on the development and preparation of a joint feature film Jami and Navoi.
During the meetings, an exchange of views took place on the necessity, importance, specifics and main idea of the film.
A working group of the Republic of Tajikistan, formed from scientists of the National Academy of Sciences and the State Institution Tajikfilm, from September 10 to 15, 2021, for an in-depth study of the issue of creating a historical feature film Jami and Navoi, visited the city of Tashkent in the Republic of Uzbekistan. As a result of fruitful meetings, a Declaration on the production of a joint historical feature film Jami and Navoi was adopted.
Uzbek scriptwriter Rustam Jabborov, a co-author from the Republic of Uzbekistan, visited the city of Dushanbe from November 8 to 12, 2021, to work on a synopsis for the historical feature film Jami and Navoi, where he held fruitful meetings with Tajik filmmakers.
From December 15 to 24, 2021, co-author Safar Khakdodov and co-director Faizullo Faizov from Tajikistan were in Tashkent to continue work on preparing a synopsis for the historical feature film Jami and Navoi.
At the invitation of the Agency of Cinematography of the Republic of Uzbekistan to participate in the III Board of Directors of film studios of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Georgia from December 21 to 25, 2021, the director of the Tajikfilm State Institution Mahmadsaid Shohiyon was on a working visit in the city of Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan.
At a meeting of the Art Council of the Agency of Cinematography of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the creative teams of both sides were instructed to prepare a draft synopsis by January 15, 2022 and submit it to the Art Council of both sides for consideration.
Currently, working groups on both sides are preparing a synopsis of the film for January 15, 2022 in one of the recreation areas of Tajikistan.
It should be noted that two joint film projects are currently being developed and implemented, such as the historical feature film Jami and Navoi and the feature film Invisible Star directed by Muhabbat Sattori, the implementation of which will strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation. between Tajik and Uzbek filmmakers.