OPENING OF THE CINEMA FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO THE 76TH ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY IN THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR.
“OHIRIN SAYDI SAYOD”
IN THE STATE INSTITUTION “TOJIKFILM” PASSED AN EVENING IN MEMORY OF THE PEOPLE’S ARTIST OF TAJIKISTAN RAHMONDUST KURBONIYON.
FEATURE FILM “INVISIBLE STAR”
UBAYDULLO RAJABOV IS 80 YEARS OLD
MIKHAIL PORECHENKOV WILL RETURN TO POLAR Shooting of the second season of the comedy series Polyarny by 1-2-3 Production studio with Mikhail Porechenkov in the lead role has begun in the Moscow region. This was reported by the press service of the TNT TV channel. Polyarny is the story of former crime boss Viti Myasnik, who retired long ago and lived a decent life on a farm in the company of his best friend, the Bros bull. But suddenly, problems from the past forced the hero to flee to the town of Polyarny in northern Russia, where he not only became a local Robin Hood and confronted crooks of various caliber, but also met his love.** **ALEXANDER TSEKALO AND JESSICA ROADS STARTED WORKING ON THE ADAPTATION OF THE DAVID HILL NOVEL EVAPORATION SredaGlobal, represented by Alexander Tsekalo and Jessica Rhodes, are working on a TV series based on David Hill book TheVapors, released in 2020. This was reported on the page of the production company Wednesday in the social network Facebook. The series will be produced, showrunner and written by Alex Metcalfe, who collaborated with Rhodes on Sharp Objects. Filming is scheduled for next year.** **CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER HAS NOT BECAME Canadian actor Christopher Plummer has passed away at the age of 91. According to Deadline, he died at his home in Connecticut while being close to his family. In 1954, the aspiring artist got his first major role in the New York production of Somerset Maugham The Faithful Wife. Since his debut, he has starred in such prestigious Broadway productions as Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Macbeth, Cyrano, Othello. King Lear. Subsequently, Plummer was recognized as the best performer of Shakespearean roles in North America.** **RENE SELLWEGER TURNS INTO A CRIMINAL Two-time Oscar winner Renee Zellweger will star in the true-to-life crime series TheThingAboutPam, reports Deadline. The six-episode tape is dedicated to the murder of Betsy Faria in 2011. Her husband was found guilty, but the sentence was later overturned. During the investigation, new details were revealed, and the real culprit was Faria girlfriend, PamHapp. Zellweger will embody her image.** **ON THE MOTIVES OF BLACK PANTHER THE SERIES WILL BE REMOVED Based on the superhero fantasy Black Panther, a series will be shot. The director chair will be taken by the director of the original film – Ryan Coogler, reports Deadline.** **WILL SMITH TO WORK WITH DADPOOL 2 DIRECTOR DAVID LITCH Will Smith will star in the action film Fast & Loose, directed by Deadpool 2 and John Wick director David Leitch, reports Deadline.
DIED VASILY LANOVA On January 28, 2021, it became known about the death of Vasily Lanovoy. Peoples Artist of the USSR was 87 years old.
STATE INSTITUTION “TOJIKFILM” HAS COMPLETED PRODUCTION OF A NEW CARTOON “ZANI PORSO”
** The Blockade Diary received the main prize of the Golden Eagle Prize. Union of Salvation leads in the number of awards The National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia has announced the winners of the Golden Eagle Award. The black and white drama “Blockade Diary”, which received the main prize of the Moscow International Film Festival, was named the best picture of 2020. Most of the awards went to the historical epic “The Union of Salvation” – it was noted in six categories, including “Best Supporting Actor” (Alexander Domogarov) and “Best Visual Effects”.** ** On January 22, the main characters of the Russian film industry gathered in the first pavilion of Mosfilm for the annual Golden Eagle award ceremony, which was supported by Mercury. The ceremony was opened by the Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova. The film “Blockade Diary” directed by Andrey Zaitsev was recognized as the best film of the year. The film also won awards in the nominations “Best Screenplay” and “Best Actress” – Olga Ozollapina received the award. And the main actor of the year was Yuri Borisov – he played the main role in a biopic about the inventor of the AK-47 Kalashnikov assault rifle. The award for the best director’s work went to Andrey Konchalovsky for Dear Comrades. The film, nominated by Russia for the Oscar, participated in five nominations at once. A special prize “For Contribution to Cinematography” was awarded to the director and actress Svetlana Druzhinina. ** ** The first trailer of the blockbuster “Godzilla vs. Kong”, in which the king of monsters and the keeper of the Skull Island, will face each other on the screen, has appeared on the network. The crossover features Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgard, Eisa Gonzalez, Kyle Chandler, Rebecca Hall and others. ** ** Premiere of “King’s Man: The Beginning” postponed for six months Disney has postponed several films produced by 20th Century Studios and Searchlight. Among them – the action movie “King’s Man: The Beginning”, which will be released six months later, on August 20 instead of March 12, 2021. ** ** Christopher Nolan may end his relationship with Warner Bros. He collaborated with the studio for 20 years According to the Wall Street Journal, Christopher Nolan no longer plans to work with Warner Bros., with which he worked for 20 years. The director is allegedly not satisfied with the studio’s new policy of simultaneously releasing films online and in cinemas. **
SUMMING UP THE ACTIVITY RESULTS GU “TOCHIKFILM” IN 2020. On January 22, 2021, at the final meeting, the results of the activities of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” in 2020 were summed up. The agenda of the meeting included industry issues, reports of heads of structural divisions and other important issues of the industry were considered and discussed: 1. On the results of the activities of GU “Tojikfilm” in 2020 and tasks for the next year; 2. Report of the heads of structural divisions; 3. Consideration of the minutes of the meeting of the Government Council for the Development of Domestic Cinematography dated December 8, 2020 and approval of an action plan for it; 4. On the preparation for the chairmanship of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the development of a documentary film and the holding of a festival of feature and television films of the SCO member states; 5. On the state of cinemas, their names and regulation in cooperation with the relevant organizations and bodies; 6. Current problems. At the meeting, Director Mahmadsaid Shohiyon analyzed and reviewed the activities of GU “Tojikfilm” for 2020. To perpetuate the memory of Tajik director Tokhir Sobirov, the filmmakers proposed to name the new cinema of the institution after Tokhir Sobirov, and this proposal was approved by the majority of those present. At the same time, discussing the issues of the industry, the director of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” Mahmadsaid Shohiyon noted that the full preparation of the new cinema is the beginning of the improvement and creative work, and in the second stage it is planned to complete the reconstruction of the cinema “Vatan” in which the premiere of the new feature film “Tojikfilma” “Ohirin Saydi Sayyod” (“The Hunter’s Last Prey”) At the end, an appropriate decision was made, tasks for the next period were defined and the responsible persons were instructed to carry out the instructions.
** The creator of Queen’s Run Scott Frank will adapt Mary Doria Russell’s novel The Sparrow. He will write the script for the miniseries, Deadline reports. This is the story of a group of Jesuits led by Father Emilio Sandoz, who for the first time comes into contact with extraterrestrial life. The Vatican sponsors a secret expedition to a distant planet to prove the existence of God in the vastness of the universe. But things get out of hand and the trip turns into disaster. Father Sandoz remains the only one who was able to survive. Broken, physically and mentally, he returns to Earth, and the Vatican begins to investigate the incident. ** ** American hip-hop singer and Grammy winner Cardi B got her first major film role. She will star in the comedy “Assisted Living” by Paramount Studios, Variety reported. In the center of the plot is the petty fraud Amber, who brings trouble upon herself after an unsuccessful robbery. Running away from cops and former accomplices, she cannot find a suitable shelter in any way. And in the end he decides to hide in a nursing home, disguised as an elderly woman. The creators consider the comedies “Tootsie”, “Sister Act” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” as references. The script for the film was written by Kei Oyegun (This Is Us). ** ** Matthew McConaughey has left the cast of Redeemer, on which True Detective writer Nick Pizzolatto was working. After the departure of the actor, the launch was postponed indefinitely, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The plot of the series is based on the novel by Patrick Coleman “Parishioner” about the former bodyguard of the Prime Minister. McConaughey was confirmed for the lead role in January 2020, with Pizzolatto in charge of the script. The Savior could be their second joint project. Without McConaughey, FX is not going to promote the series. In this regard, the scriptwriter may terminate the deal with the TV channel. ** ** Andrey Leonov and Stanislav Duzhnikov joined the cast of the Ivanov-Ivanov series. The fifth season of the comedy project starts on January 25 on STS, the channel’s press service reports. In the new episodes, Stanislav Duzhnikov will play the unsociable relative of the Ivanovs, who will shelter them on his farm, and Andrei Leonov will reincarnate as a local intelligent veterinarian who has become Lida’s new suitor (Anna Ukolova). In the meantime, the Ivanovs will release Anton (Sergei Burunov) from prison, and Polina (Alexandra Florinskaya) will begin to learn the basics of rural business. ** ** Screenwriter Elizaveta Tsyganova took part in the Berlinale Talents with the project of the full-length social drama “Blast-Rider No. 2”, according to the forum’s website. It will take place online from March 1-5 as part of the industrial program of the 71st Berlin Film Festival. Blaster № 2 is the story of a rebellious teenager who turns out to be the second on the college leadership’s list of potential blasters. He decides to prove himself worthy of the first place, and plans to make a real explosion. The film will be directed by Irina Obidova, and the producer will be Alexandra Alekhina. Tsyganova, Obidova and Alekhina together represent the team of the Potential Production Center. In addition, Elizaveta Tsyganova turned out to be one of ten participants in the script laboratory of the Berlinale – Script Station 2021. Within five days, the authors will finalize their scripts with renowned consultants in order to present them at a public presentation in front of European producers and film companies. This year, 200 film industry representatives from 65 countries will take part in the Berlinale Talents. The topic of the forum was “Dreams”. Russia will also be represented by producer Yegor Odintsov, who participated in the creation of the drama “Conference”, and actress Anastasia Reshetnikova, who has been living in the Netherlands for six years and has been acting in foreign projects. **
The festival will be held in two stages: online for representatives of the film industry and in the form of open screenings for the public. The managing director of the Berlinale, Mariette Rissenbeck, noted that the current situation during the coronavirus “does not allow satisfying the desire for face-to-face meetings in February.” Changing the format of the 71st edition of the festival in 2021 “will provide an opportunity to protect the health of all guests and support a new start of the film industry.”** **Belarus nominated for the Oscar a film about a Jew who teaches an SS man. Belarus nominated the film Lessons of Farsi for the Oscar. This is a joint production of Belarus, Germany and Russia – a film about a concentration camp prisoner who survived teaching an SS man a fictional language.** **Konchalovsky’s film “Dear comrades!” nominated for an Oscar. Film by Andrey Konchalovsky “Dear Comrades!” talks about the execution of workers in Novocherkassk in 1962, classified in Soviet times. Film directed by Andrey Konchalovsky “Dear comrades!” was nominated from Russia for the Oscar in the nomination “Best Foreign Language Film”. This was announced on Friday, November 13, by the chairman of the Russian Oscar Committee, Vladimir Menshov.** **How a German city became the birthplace of James Bond. Bochum • Believe it or not, but the birthplace of (fictional) British spy James Bond is the (quite real) German city of Wattenscheid – although in 1975 it lost its independence during the administrative reform and became one of the districts of the city of Bochum.** **Warner Bros. will release all 2021 premieres in cinemas and streams. American film company Warner Bros. announced that in 2021 it will air all premieres simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service. “The hybrid model was created as a strategic response to the impact of the ongoing pandemic around the world, particularly in the United States,” Warner Bros. said. Simultaneously with the release of the film in theaters, it will be released in HBO Max for a month, after which it will be temporarily removed from there. Next year, Warner Bros. plans to release 17 films, including Dune, Suicide Squad and The Matrix 4.** **Certification of plurality. A film and a book about David Bowie were released in Russia. The film “David Bowie. Man from the Star ”by Gabriel Range. Boris Barabanov believes that it is worth watching the musician’s biopic, even though the tape does not contain his music, and at the same time it is worth reading Will Brooker’s book Why Bowie is important, which has just been published in Russian.** **Exercises with films. How sports cinema responded to the pandemic. This year, not the richest in sports competitions, turned out to be surprisingly rich in sports films – fiction and documentary. Basketball players and cyclists, football players and chess players, figure skaters and saber fencers became its heroes. Many of the films were overwhelmingly popular with audiences.** **Sensible dreams Irony and nostalgia at Woody’s Rifkin Festival Allen. Woody Allen’s Rifkin Festival comes out on New Year’s Eve and just in time for the anniversary date: 125 years have passed since the world’s first film show. The best gift for the anniversary of cinema is difficult to come up with, says Andrei Plakhov.** **”I could have made a career in the supermarket” Actress Juliette Binoche on her journey to cinema. In the New Year’s rental there is a picture of Martin Provost “How to be a good wife” with Juliette Binoche in the title role. Viewers will see Juliette Binoche in a comedic role that is rare for her. She plays the manager of a boarding house for young girls: here they teach to obey her husband and know her place. Meanwhile, outside the window – 1968, student riots in France, feminism is gaining strength. Even through the closed shutters, the pupils hear the sounds of a new life – and a new morality: now future exemplary wives have a choice** **The film “Safarnoma: Notes on the Heritage Trail” of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” will be seen by the Bulgarian audience in the documentary competition of the 13th Film Festival of the Middle East and North Africa Region “Sofia Minaret”. The film will be available in Tajik with Bulgarian subtitles.** **
** In January, the next issue of the magazine “Kino” of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of BA Kimyagarov is planned. and the 90th anniversary of the State Institution “Tojikfilma” ** ** At present, editing of the documentary film “Roh” (Road), produced by State Institution “Tojikfilm”, is underway. ** ** The film “Kholop” topped the rating of the largest films at the box office in 2020. Klim Shipenko’s comedy “The Kholop” topped the rating of films shown in the Russian box office in 2020. It was watched by 10.2 million people, box office receipts amounted to almost 2.7 billion rubles, according to the Cinema Foundation. The highest grossing foreign film was Guy Ritchie’s Gentlemen, which was released in February. ** ** 9 Russian films that will support distribution in 2021. HORSE ROCK, Release date: February 18; Cash potential: 800 million rubles. MAYOR THUNDER. PLAGUE DOCTOR; Release date: April 8; Cash potential: 1.5 billion rubles. RELATIVES; Release date: February 11; Cash potential: 500 million rubles. A GRANDMOM OF EASY BEHAVIOR. START; Release date: February 18; Cash potential: 500 million rubles. CARAMORA; Release date: September 16; Cash potential: 500 mln. THE LAST BOGATYR 3; Release date: December 23; Cash potential: 2 billion rubles. WORLD CHAMPION; Release date: December 30; Cash potential: 700 million rubles. WE; Release date: not set; Cash potential: 500 million rubles. HEART OF PARMA; Release date: not set; Cash potential: 600 million rubles. ** ** The story of “Black Widow”, the new “Matrix” and Kozlovsky’s directorial projects: 20 expected films of 2021. Several expected films of 2021 are dedicated to superheroes – both Russian (“Major Thunder: The Plague Doctor”) and foreign (“Black Widow”, “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”, “Suicide Squad: Mission Brought Through”, “The Eternal”) … Also planned are the premieres of a number of films shot within the framework of popular series and franchises: “King’s Man: The Beginning”, “No Time to Die” about James Bond, “Mortal Kombat”, “Quiet Place 2”, “Fast and Furious 9”, “Top Gun: Maverick “,” Matrix 4 “. In addition, among the films with a high expectation rating are the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel “Dune”, the new action movie “Human Wrath” by Guy Ritchie, two directorial projects by Danila Kozlovsky and other films. ** ** “I’ve done a lot of crazy things, so I’m surprised myself that I’m still alive”: Mel Gibson celebrates 65th birthday. Australian and American actor, director and producer Mel Gibson turns 65 on January 3rd. The action movie “Mad Max” brought him wide popularity. Another striking work of the artist at the dawn of his career was the role of Martin Riggs in the film “Lethal Weapon”. In the 1990s, Gibson made his directing debut. He directed such films as “Apocalypse”, “The Passion of Christ” and “Braveheart”. Mel Gibson won an Oscar for his latest project. ** ** Online cinema ivi, considered the most popular domestic video service, summed up the results of 2020. The most popular Russian TV series on the service turned out to be “Major”, followed by the original ivi projects “Tenderness” and “Plague!” ** ** Theater and film actor Vladimir Korenev, whom the audience loves and remembers from the role of Ichthyander in “Amphibian Man”, has died of coronavirus, reports the Interfax agency with reference to Irina Koreneva. ** ** The Moscow government and “Moschino” begin accepting applications for grants for filmmakers filming Moscow, according to the press service of “Moschino”. Financial support will be provided to filmmakers whose films help popularize Moscow’s image in cinema. One of the important conditions for selection is that the paintings should include filming on the territory of recognizable and well-known public spaces of the capital, reflecting the historical and cultural identity of the city. These episodes must be at least 10% of the total length of the films. **
MEETING IN “TOJIKFILM”. Cinema, as a unique art, plays an important role in the formation of national identity. Cinema nourishes a person spiritually and is considered important for the development of his thought and worldview. For centuries, the art of cinema has served humanity where real life is reflected in films. Every year on December 28, International Film Day is celebrated. Therefore, we congratulate all those involved in the field of cinema on this cultural day and wish them the conquest of high creative heights. Happy International Film Day!
Kate Atkinson’s Novel “Life After Life” Will Receive A Film Adaptation. This Is The Story Of Ursulla Todd, Who Falls Into Alternate Realities. She Lives And Dies Under Different Circumstances, After Which She Is Reborn Again. A Woman Will Have To Go Through Two World Wars, Recover From A Fatal Disease And Much More. Ben Affleck will play in the film about the illusionist Harry Houdini. Project “The Secret Life of Houdini”, which has been in development for many years, seems to have gotten off the ground: the site / Film reports that Ben Affleck got the role in the picture. True, he will not play Houdini himself, but one of the secondary characters – a secret agent who worked with the famous illusionist. WarnerMedia may lose $ 1.2 billion due to the decision to release films on HBO Max Some cinemas may take revenge on the studio for the release of premieres on HBO Max. According to forecasts of the analytical company MoffettNathanson, WarnerMedia may miss 1.2 billion in the 2021 box office dollars. Analysts point out that in the second half of next year, if everything goes well, if most of the movie theater chains resume their work, then some of the new movies that are planned to be released online could raise $ 1 billion worldwide.
MEETING IN “TOJIKFILM”. On December 16.2020, in order to strengthen cooperation on the development of domestic cinema, a meeting was held with directors and stakeholders in the field of cinema in the conference hall of the Tojikfilm State Institution at the initiative of the leadership. During the meeting, the parties discussed industry issues, including the creation of high-quality films, the training of highly qualified personnel, the restoration and reconstruction of cinemas, attracting investments and grants to the industry, showing domestic films on social networks and YouTube, professionalism in filming, advertising and promoting national films on state television, establishing joint filming with foreign filmmakers, strengthening cooperation with writers and playwrights, developing and filming historical films and film portraits of famous personalities. The main goal of the meeting is to expand cooperation in the field of national cinema and further development of Tajik cinema, as well as to attract more directors and screenwriters to create spectacular and competitive films in the audiovisual market.
Critics have named the best films and TV series of 2020. The total summing up of the results of the year continues on all sides. This time, the Metacritic portal publishes its lists, both summary and personal charts of experts. Films: “Land of the Nomads”, “The First Cow”, Lovers Rock – one of the episodes of the anthology “Voice of Change”, “Never, rarely, sometimes, always”, “The Collective”, “Minari”, “American Utopia” by David Byrne and Spike Lee, Dick Johnson is Dead, Time Garrett Bradley, City Hall. Films: “The Land of the Nomads”, “The First Cow”, Lovers Rock – one of the episodes of the anthology “Voice of Change”, “Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always”, “The Collective”, “Minari”, “American Utopia” by David Byrne and Spike Lee, Dick Johnson is Dead, Time Garrett Bradley, City Hall. 2. The third festival of Portuguese cinema has opened in the Novosibirsk center of culture and recreation “Pobeda”. The program includes six contemporary Portuguese films, including Fernando Vendrell’s retro-drama The Apparition, a vivid biography of the provocative rock musician, two documentaries and two love stories. The organizers told how they will present the Oscars in 2021 The organizers of the Oscar ceremony plan to hold it in person, regardless of the epidemiological situation. The event is scheduled for April 25, 2021, Variety reports. Even if the coronavirus restrictions remain in the United States at that time, the ceremony will still be held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The organizers do not want the winners to receive their awards virtually. It became known when “Fast and Furious” will end The producers of the film series told about this “Fast and Furious” – one of the most profitable film series (its total receipts are approaching the $ 6 billion mark) – will be completed in the coming years. True, wanting to get a little more money, the Universal studio decided to divide the final, planned for “Fast and Furious 10″, into two films. Thus, the eleventh part will be the last in the original film series. Top 10 most recognizable quotes from Soviet films according to the Mosfilm TV channel. Golden Collection”: 1. “And they will cure you, and they will cure you too … and they will cure me” (“Ivan Vasilyevich changes his profession”) – 88% recognition rate. 2. “Tsar, very nice, hello, Tsar …” (“Ivan Vasilyevich is changing his profession”) – 86% recognition rate. 3. “I’m not guilty, he came by himself!” (“The Diamond Arm”) – 85% recognition. 4. “I demand the continuation of the banquet!” (“Ivan Vasilyevich is changing his profession”) – 81% recognition rate. 5. “Stirlitz, I’ll ask you to stay” (“17 Moments of Spring”) – 80% recognition rate. 6. “I’ll tear my mouth, I’ll gouge out the blinkers…” (“Gentlemen of Fortune”) – 79% recognition rate. 7. “Everybody dance!” (“Ivan Vasilyevich is changing his profession”) – 78% recognition rate. 8. “Student, Komsomol member, athlete, finally, she’s just a beauty!” (“Prisoner of the Caucasus, or Shurik’s New Adventures”) – 77% recognition rate. 9. “What a disgusting jellied fish of yours!” (“Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!”) – 76% recognition rate. 10. “Semyon Semyonich …” (“The Diamond Arm”) – 75% recognition.
“Doctor Liza” with Chulpan Khamatova will be released on KinoPoisk HD December 25 On December 25, the Russian drama “Doctor Lisa” will appear on KinoPoisk HD, in which Chulpan Khamatova played the public figure Elizaveta Glinka. The online premiere of the film will take place on the anniversary of the death of Dr. Lisa. Cinema channel “Mosfilm. Golden Collection ”started the all-Russian campaign“ The New Year’s Film is… ”. As part of the action, users are invited to take part in a survey and name the most New Year’s film. The Disney film “Mulan” for four weeks in a row occupies the first line of the top sales of Russian online cinemas from “Film Pro”, confirming that in the so-called “peacetime” without the coronavirus it could well set a record in the Russian wide distribution. On December 17, the New China Cinema Festival starts in St. Petersburg. It will take place at the Aurora cinema. TV channel T24, with the help of the social network “VKontakte”, identified the most memorable phrases of world cinema by male viewers. 715 people wanted to participate in the survey. And the leader was “Terminator-2” – at once two phrases from this action movie hit the final Top-10.
DISNEY TO FILM 10 MARVEL COMIC SERIES AND 10 MORE IN THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE. As part of Investor Day, Disney shared details on how its streaming platforms will evolve and what to expect from its key projects, including the Star Wars franchise and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Main points: Disney + reached 86.8 million on December 2. Prior to that, the company wanted to attract 60-90 million subscribers by 2024 alone. The studio has big plans for Disney +. She prepares for streaming 10 series in the Marvel Universe and Star Wars, 15 animated series, including projects Pixar, as well as 15 full-length cartoons (also Disney and Pixar). These projects will come out in the next few years. Disney + plans to release new content on a weekly basis. Disney + will have a Star service that will offer R-rated content like Logan and Kingsman. Raya and the Last Dragon will be released on March 5 simultaneously on Disney + and in theaters. Subscribers will have to pay an additional $ 30 for it. Previously, the picture was supposed to be released in the cinema in November, but in the end it was postponed due to the pandemic. 20th Century Studios and Searchlight (Birdman, 12 Years a Slave) will be making films specifically for Hulu. This year, the service has successfully released the comedy Hang in Palm Springs and the thriller Locked Up. Hulu has renewed The Handmaid’s Tale for a fifth season. The fourth will premiere in 2021. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been extended to Season Eighteen. The fifteenth will launch on FXX next year.
THE RUSSIANS CALLED THEIR FAVORITE FILMS BY NIKITA MIKHALKOV. On the occasion of the anniversary of one of the most famous Russian directors – October 21 Nikita Mikhalkov turns 75 – the Mosfilm. The film “One of our own among strangers, a stranger among our own” headed the five leaders. This picture was named favorite by 50% of the respondents. The second place was taken by the film “Relatives” (33%). On the third place was “Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano”, with 32% of votes. At the bottom of the rating are dramas “Burnt by the Sun” and “Five Evenings”. 30% and 25% of respondents voted for them, respectively.
“ONE MORE” THOMAS WINTERBERG IS A RECORD FOR THE NUMBER OF “EUROPEAN OSKARS”. The European Film Academy has announced the voting results of its 3,800 members to select the 2020 European Oscars. Danish social drama “One More” was recognized as the best European film of the year. She was also awarded Best Director by Thomas Winterberg, Best Screenplay (Thomas Winterberg, Tobias Lindholm) and Best Actor Mads Mikkelsen. The film’s competitors were Martin Eden (Italy), Berlin Alexanderplatz and Undine (Germany), Hope (Norway), Painted Bird (Czech Republic) and Body of Christ (Poland). Carlo Sironi, director of the film Sole, is named a European discovery. The prize for the best European comedy went to Emmanuel Kurkol’s film Triumph (France), for the best cinematography – Matteo Cocco (I wanted to hide, Italy), for the best artist’s work – Cristina Casali (The Personal Story of David Copperfield). In the nomination of documentaries, “The Collective” was recognized as the best – a documentary investigation by director Alexander Nanau (Romania, Luxembourg).
THE FILM “OHIRIN SAYDI SAYOD” IS ENDED. The shooting of the feature film “Ohirin Saydi Sayod” (“The Hunter’s Last Prey”), directed by Mukhammadroabi Ismoilov, which took place in the Veshab village of the Aininsky region and in the “Beshai Palangon” (“Tigrovaya Balka”) region, has been completed, and the film is being edited and dubbed. More than 40 people took part in the filming, including the creative and technical groups of the State Institution “Tojikfilm”, as well as famous actors involved in the film. The shooting of the feature film “Ohirin Saidi Sayod” was organized with the support of the State Committee for National Security, local authorities of the Aininsky and Dustinsky regions, the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, the administration of the State Natural Reserve “Beshai Palangon”, the State Circus and Zoo in Dushanbe. We express our gratitude to the management of these institutions.
THE SHORT FILM “NASIB” IS COMPLETED. The shooting of the short feature film “Nasib” directed by Sharofat Arabova has finished, the period of editing and sound recording and musical accompaniment has begun. The short feature film “Nasib” was filmed with the participation of professional actors and actors selected through casting.
PREMIERE OF FEATURE FILM “BACHAI OBI” IN BOKHTAR. On November 28, 2020, within the framework of fruitful cooperation with the local authorities of the Khatlon region, in the city of Bokhtar, a public screening of the feature film “Bachai obi” (“Water Boy”) will take place. Screening of domestic films in different parts of the country is one of the main tasks of the State Institution “Tojikfilm”, which contributes to the promotion of national films and attracting the country’s population to cinemas. Let us remind you that the film directed by Faizullo Faizov is based on the idea of the famous Tajik director Bakhtiyor Khudoynazarov.
SHOOTING PROCESS OF THE FILM “OHIRIN SIDY SAYOD”. The creative group of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” continues filming a new feature film “Okhirin Saydi Saiyod” (“The Hunter’s Last Prey”) in the State Nature Reserve “Beshai Palangon” (“Tigrovaya Balka”) directed by Muhammadrabi Ismoil based on the work of Abror Zohir. Recall that part of the film has already been filmed in the village of Veshab, Ayni region. The filming of the feature film “Okhirin Saydi Saiyod” is scheduled for completion in early December.
THE STATE INSTITUTION “TOJIKFILM” HAS FINISHED THE FILM “BOZI” AND STARTED THE FILM “NASIB”. The period of production and filming of the short feature film “Bozi” (Game) of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” directed by Mumin Kadyrov has ended, the process of editing and dubbing the film is currently underway. In this connection, the development and filming of a short feature film “Nasib” (Destiny) of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” directed by Sharofat Arabova began.
“BOZGASHT” NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM “TOJIKFILM”. The production, filming, editing and dubbing of the new documentary “Bozgasht” (Return) of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” directed by Sattorzod Rustam is nearing completion. The film captures the rich history of the Tajik people, especially the past of the Farkhor region. The film “Bozgasht” was shot at a high professional level using modern technical equipment and modern methods of filmmaking, which is welcomed by lovers of Russian cinema.
KURBONI SOBIR IS AWARDED WITH THE MEDAL “EXCELLENT IN TAJIK CINEMATOGRAPHY”. On November 18, 2020, in honor of the 90th anniversary of Tojikfilm, the Director of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” awarded the People’s Artist of Tajikistan Kurbon Sobir – the “Excellent Worker of Tajik Cinematography” medal for a worthy contribution to the development of domestic cinema. Congratulations to the People’s Artist of Tajikistan Kurbon Sobir on receiving this highest award in this area.
PREMIERE OF THE FILM COMEDY “BUS”. As part of the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the State Institution “Tojikfilm” in accordance with the sanitary and epidemiological requirements 06.11.2020 at 16.00 in “Kokhi Navruz” with the participation of a wide range of writers, journalists, the Union of Cinematographers of Tajikistan and domestic filmmakers, the premiere of the comedy “Bus” directed by Abdulkhay Zokirova. The main roles in the film were played by actors Nasriddin Nuriddin, Abdumumin Sharifi, Zarina Khushvakhtova, Mavlon Najmiddinova, Niso Makhmadzhonova, Suhrobi Nur, Munira Zoyrova, Surayo Sanatova, Umedi Sultonmurod and others. Entry by invitation only.
State institution “Tojikfilm” is establishing creative and industrial cooperation by searching for professional scenarios. Screenwriters, writers and creatives can submit their scripts on a variety of topics and genres. GU “Tojikfilm” accepts scripts in the established order (you can familiarize yourself with the procedure for submitting scripts on the website: tojikfilm.tj) through the General Department of the institution at the address: Dushanbe, st. Bekhzod, 25. Contact phone numbers: 227-17-87; 93-848-07-50.
“Round table” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of B.A. Kimyagarov
Premiere of the documentary “Ustod Kimyagarov”
Congratulations to the administration of the State Institution “Tajikfilm” on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Boris Alekseevich Kimyagarov
State Institution “Tojikfilm” starts filming two new films
The presentation of the poster for the film “Bachai obi” (Water Boy) was held at the State Institution “Tajikfilm”
Feature film “Bus” of the State Institution “Tajikfilm” awarded the 1st diploma of the strategic group “Russia and the Islamic World” at the 16th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival.
State institution “Tajikfilm” congratulates all compatriots on the great national holiday – the State Independence of the Republic of Tajikistan.
• Feature film “Bus” State Film Studio “Tajikfilm” nominated for the prize of the festival in Kazan.
• Congratulatory Message from the Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, esteemed Emomali Rahmon on the occasion of National Unity Day
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Premiere of the film comedy "BUS"
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90th anniversary of Tajikfilm
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Congratulations on the 90th anniversary
Medal "Excellence in Tajik Cinema"
Song from the feature film "Runway"
Song from the feature film "I Met a Girl"
Movie premiere "Water boy"
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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the famous Tajik director Kimyagarov B.A.
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TO THE 5500 ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANCIENT CITY OF SARAZM
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Please observe good personal hygiene to prevent infectious diseases.
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