Azerbaijani movie to be screened at Munich Film Festival

04.05.2016 [20:53]
The film “Lesson” by Azerbaijani filmmakers will be screened at the 34th Munich film Festival. The film "Lesson" was made at the order of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism by the Azerbaijanfilm studio named after Cafar Cabbarli. The film was scripted by Elza Agayeva and Anastasiya Volkova, directed ...

Baku to host winter season of Future Shorts festival

28.01.2016 [10:00]
Baku will host the winter season of Future Shorts festival from February 17 to 19. The screening will be organized as a part of YARAT FreeStyle Program, an open platform for everyone who looks to engage creatively with ...

Presentation of Lifelong Mission documentary held in Baku VIDEO

23.01.2016 [11:14]
The Lifelong Mission documentary filmed by the Baku Media Center with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s support has been presented at Nizami Cinema Center, along with the Last Refuge in A Foreign Land photo-book. Head of project and chief producer of documentary Arzu Aliyeva has attended the ...

Azerbaijani movie wins award in international film festival in Turkey

28.11.2015 [18:23]
Azerbaijani feature film "Nabat" by director Elchin Musaoglu has won an award in international Bosphorus Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey. Fatima Motamed Arya has won “the best actress” nomination of the Festival. ...

Azerbaijani movie receives award in international cinema festival in India

26.11.2015 [20:09]
“Bloody January" movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Vahid Mustafayev has received an award of the 46th International Film Festival of Goa, India. The film tells the story of the events during the night of January 19 to 20, 1990. This sad page of the struggle ...

Azerbaijani movie to be demonstrated at international festival in Estonia

13.11.2015 [20:04]
"Bloody January" movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Vahid Mustafayev will be demonstrated at the 18th "Black nights" International Film Festival in Estonia. The film tells the story of the events during the night of January 19 to 20, 1990 ...

Festival of European Films due in Baku

25.10.2015 [11:30]
The sixth festival of European films will be held in Baku from October 29 to November 6. Organized by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and EU countries’ embassies accredited in Azerbaijan, the festival will showcase the Austrian ...

"Bloody January" film to be screened in Brazil

24.10.2015 [00:56]
"Bloody January" movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Vahid Mustafayev will be demonstrated at the 39th Mostra - São Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil. The film tells the story of the events during the night of January 19 to 20, 1990. This sad page of the struggle ...

Azerbaijani films festival kicks off in Seoul

16.10.2015 [21:05]
Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association is hosting another project in Seoul as the Azerbaijan Film Festival opened in the capital of the Republic of Korea. It is organized by the Azerbaijani Culture Foundation, SEBA Association and Korea Foundation ...

Vahid Mustafayev's film "Bloody January" awarded in the Montreal World Film Festival

05.09.2015 [10:16]
Vahid Mustafayev's film "Bloody January" was awarded in the 39th Montreal World Film Festival 2015, the ANSPRESS reported. The premiere of the film was attended by the festival's founder Serge Losique and other officials. ...

Azerbaijani movie to join international festival in Germany

02.07.2015 [18:41]
Azerbaijani feature film "Nabat" by director Elchin Musaoglu will be demonstrated at the Five Lakes Fünf Seen Film Festival in Germany. Produced at Jafar Jabbarly Azerbaijanfilm studio, the film was shot in 2014. The story highlights the Karabakh war. The story revolves ...

YARAT Center presents FutureShorts films festival Spring Season 2015

30.05.2015 [15:51]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space Film Club presents the next show of Futureshorts films festival. On the 29th and 30th May in Baku there will be a screening of this year’s spring selection of the world’s largest short film festival ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation supports production of Objective Baku documentary commemorating victory over Nazism VIDEO

29.04.2015 [19:05]
On May 4, the presentation of “Objective Baku. Hitler’s war on Oil” documentary filmed with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is to take place. The initial viewing will be hosted by the Heydar Aliyev Center. The documentary dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory over Nazism was produced by Arzu Aliyeva ...

YARAT Film Club to present cinemas by artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat

09.04.2015 [10:00]
Founded as part of YARAT‘s strong commitment to the younger generation of students and film-makers, YARAT Film Club (YFC) aims to become an informal meeting point for the viewing and discussion of contemporary art videos and films. Group of students, emerging film-makers and art lovers will gather to watch and chat about ...

Days of Tajik Cinema due in Baku

01.03.2015 [14:00]
The Days of Tajik Cinema will take place in Azerbaijan in the framework of the cooperation plan signed by the Governments of the two countries. The festival will take place on March 9-14. ...

Azerbaijani film wins best director award at Indian festival

15.02.2015 [13:28]
The Steppe Man, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has won the Best Director award at 2nd Noida International Film Festival in India. The Steppe Man has an exciting plot. It is about a young steppe man who lives far from the cities, closely communicating with nature ...

Mandy Patinkin to star in Asif Kapadia’s ‘Ali & Nino’

06.02.2015 [17:41]
Mandy Patinkin is in advanced negotiations to join the cast of BAFTA-winning director Asif Kapadia’s Ali & Nino opposite Adam Bakri (Omar) and Maria Valverde. The $20 million film is based on the best-selling novel by Kurban Said and tells the story of Ali ...

Belarus Opera-Ballet Theater stages “Seven Beauties” by Gara Garayev

01.12.2014 [15:31]
Prominent Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev’s famous ballet “Seven Beauties” will be staged at the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre in Minsk on December 6 ...

Korean Film Festival kicks off in Baku

28.11.2014 [16:58]
The opening ceremony of Korean Film Festival was held in Nizami Cinema in Baku on November 27. Co-organized by SEBA (Seoul-Baku), Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association and Korean Embassy in Azerbaijan, the event was attended ...