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 ...

Azerbaijani movie “The Steppe Man” to join International Film Festival in Russia

24.11.2014 [18:51]
“The Steppe Man”, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, will be presented at the AKBUZAT - International Film Festival for the national and ethnic cinema in the city of Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia. ...

The film "Nabat" receives awards at the Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg

19.11.2014 [17:41]
Feature film “Nabat” by the Azerbaijan director Elchin Musaoglu was awarded three prizes at the 63rd International Film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg. In particular, the film was recognized the best in the category for the reflection of human determination in the general human ...

Azerbaijani films demonstrated in Ashgabat

17.11.2014 [15:48]
Azerbaijani feature films, "Arshin mal alan" (The Cloth Pedlar), "In a Southern city" (“Bir Cənub şəhərində”) and "Do not be afraid, I am with you" (“Qorxma, mən səninləyəm”), were shown on promotion of the Azerbaijani cultural heritage and recognition of the national cinema art, organized by Azerbaijan Embassy and Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan. ...

Azerbaijani “THE LAST ONE” film wins Izmir International Film Festival

07.11.2014 [20:37]
Azerbaijani “THE LAST ONE” film has been recognized as the Best Foreign Film of the year at the 15th International Short Film Festival held in Izmir. Some 1,100 short films from 63 countries took part at the festival this year. Of them, only 10 films were represented in the final. Along with the films got into the finals, 200 short ...

5th European Film Festival to be launched in Baku

29.10.2014 [22:07]
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) and the Embassies of the European Union member states jointly with "Park Cinema" announced the launch of the European Film Festival 2014. The Festival will start on 30 October in Baku and will present modern films ...

Two Azerbaijani films win awards at Silk Road International Film Festival

28.10.2014 [19:48]
Two Azerbaijani films "Downstream" by Asif Rustamov and "Lighthouse" by Fariz Ahmadov have won awards at the Silk Road International Film Festival in the city of Xi'an, China. A total of 147 foreign and domestic films from 25 countries were screened in Xi'an. The five-day festival featured screening of films from Silk Road nations. It included a section ...

Azerbaijani movie Nabat demonstrated at 50th Chicago International film festival

13.10.2014 [17:33]
Nabat by Azerbaijani filmmakers has been premiered as part of the 50th Chicago International film festival. Produced at Azerbaijanfilm studio, the film was shot in 2014. The story highlights the Karabakh war. The story revolves around a village`s residents who are forced to leave ...

Azerbaijani movie to bid for 2014 foreign language film Oscar award

11.10.2014 [11:34]
Nabat by Azerbaijani filmmakers has been presented for 2014 foreign language film Oscar award. Produced at Jafar Jabbarly Azerbaijanfilm studio, the film was shot in 2014. The story highlights the Karabakh war. The story revolves around a village`s residents who are forced ...