‘The Godfather’ to hit Baku theaters ahead of 50th anniversary

22.02.2022 [20:07]
‘The Godfather’ will hit theaters in Baku ahead of its 50th anniversary release. The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name. The film stars Marlon Brando ...

“Kinopoisk” to produce new film by Guy Ritchie

15.01.2022 [14:24]
The new film by Guy Ritchie, director of “Snatch” and “Gentlemen”, will be filmed with the participation of “Kinopoisk”. The company will act as a co-producer of the film and help with investment, according to New Fox24. The film received the working title “Translator” ...

The Godfather gets theatrical rerelease, 4K trilogy box set

15.01.2022 [10:57]
The iconic film The Godfather is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, and in celebration, the legendary movie will be getting a rerelease in theaters, as well as a brand-new 4K Ultra HD release. Beginning ...

KION announces January premiere of psychedelic thriller ‘Snail Run’

13.01.2022 [15:43]
The Run of the Snails series, which explores the theme of violence and working through childhood traumas, will premiere at KION on January 19. Daria Ursulyak and Lyubov Tolkalina played the main roles in the project, which is inspired by the author’s style of director David Lynch. This was reported to TASS in the press ...

Campion scoops major awards at Golden Globes

11.01.2022 [11:41]
New Zealand film director Jane Campion has added the two major Golden Globe awards to other film festival successes for her broody western, The Power of the Dog. The Golden Globes have been handed out in Los Angeles today but the event was not televised ...

Azerbaijan to produce “Qarabag Football Club” documentary

06.01.2022 [19:15]
“Salnamafilm” studio has launched the production of 4 series “Qarabag Football Club” documentary film. The documentary will feature the club’s archive footages, the history and its activity in Baku, and highlights of matches against world football teams. The screenwriter of the film is Ismayil Safarali and the film ...

Sundance Film Festival moved completely online due to rising Covid cases

06.01.2022 [12:55]
The annual Sundance Film Festival will be held completely online this year due to the rising numbers of coronavirus cases, according to Independent. Organisers said it was a “deep loss” not to have an in-person event but that pressing ahead as planned was neither “safe nor feasible”. The 2022 festival ...

Russia launches spacecraft to shoot world's 1st movie in space

06.10.2021 [12:23]
Russia on Tuesday launched a Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying a filmmaking crew to the International Space Station (ISS) to make the first movie ever shot in space, according to Anadolu Agency. Film Director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia ...

Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ wins TIFF People’s Choice Award

21.09.2021 [11:37]
Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city during the tumult of the late 1960s, on Saturday won the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, a telling indicator of Academy Awards ...

Fifth edition of DokuBaku International Documentary Film Festival to be held in November

07.07.2021 [19:32]
The fifth edition of DokuBaku International Documentary Film will take place in Baku on November 3-7, 2021. Established in 2017, the festival is the first independent international documentary film festival, aimed to present a showcase documentary films from all over the world. The festival also intends to find new names ...

Azerbaijani short film to be screened at international festival in Russia

19.11.2020 [14:52]
“Remember me” short film by Azerbaijani filmmaker Masar Hasanov will be demonstrated at the 11th Shorts international film festival in Tula, Russia. The plot of the film is about a lonely man who is locked up himself after losing wife ...

Armenian film removed from competition program of 42nd Moscow International Film Festival

02.10.2020 [09:52]
Armenian director Jivan Avetisyan`s film “Gate to Heaven”, about the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, has been pulled from the competition program of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival after Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture appealed to the ...

Famous Belarus conductor to appear on Baku stage

08.03.2020 [12:01]
Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will stage Giuseppe Verdi`s opera "Aida" that will be conducted by chief conductor at the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater Odessa, People`s Artist of Belarus Vyacheslav Volich ...

Azerbaijani opera singer to perform at Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

20.08.2019 [10:05]
Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan Elchin Azizov will perform in the “Iolanta”, a lyric opera in one act by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, which will be staged at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on October 5-6. He will play Ibn Hakia. Born in Baku, Elchin Azizov graduated from the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art with the ...

Azerbaijani schoolchild to be a member of Kids Jury at international festival

14.04.2019 [11:16]
The organizers of ANIMAFILM Baku International festival held a meeting with the pupils of Landau School in Baku. The children were happy to host Elchin Hami Akhundov, the well-known animation director of Azerbaijan. He took this opportunity to explain the process of creating animated films to the schoolchildren ...

Dutch media publishes article on Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive"

21.02.2019 [18:03]
“The Netherlands-based +31mag.nl magazine has posted two articles on Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" on its website, screenwriter, director and executive producer of the film Jalaladdin Gasimov has told AZERTAC. He said the movie, “Sholler's Archive" won the prizes at Noord-Holland ...

Ukrainian prima ballerina to visit Baku

08.02.2019 [10:14]
Ukrainian prima ballerina Tatiana Goliakova will perform at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. Peoples’ Artist of Ukraine Tatiana Goliakova will perform in "Giselle" ballet by Adolphe Adam ...

Baku to host Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival

18.01.2019 [21:39]
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, film production company Imago Group, United Cultures, and Sandro Teti Editore will organize the first Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival aimed to promote the past, present, and future of cinema in Italy and Azerbaijan ...

® M.A.P. International Theatre Festival starts in Baku with support of Bakcell

31.10.2018 [19:54]
Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and the Fastest Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan is pleased to announce the start of the second M.A.P. International Theatre Festival organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space at various major venues across Baku in the period from November 6–11 ...