The Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is non commercial cultural festival, which is held as an annual film festival, the basis of which are the principles reflecting human, spiritual and moral values as well as cultural traditions, supporting the ideas of peacemaking, tolerance and humanity regardless of the nationality and religious affiliation of the authors. The motto of the festival is “To the dialogue of cultures through the culture of dialogue”. The main aim is the formation of the objective views of the world community about Muslims and Islam, which is the religion of peace, kindness and creation. The festival has an educational, aesthetic and spiritual mission and has a positive contribution to the development of Russian Culture.
The festival program includes Russian and foreign countries films, selected by the Selection Committee. Festival program includes:
The main competition:
Program of documentaries:
Non competition program:
Films from the Muslim countries, winners of the international film festivals.
By the jury’s suggestion the following prizes, for which the nominees are determined by the founders, are awarded:
Films reflecting human, spiritual and moral values as well as cultural traditions, supporting the ideas of peacemaking, tolerance and humanity regardless of the nationality and religious affiliation of the authors can participate in the program of the festival. Films released not later than 2013 can participate in the competition.
Fulfilled entry-form for each film proving the participation in the festival must be received by the Board of Directors. Along with the notification of participation the following documents should be sent to the Board of Directors:
Films return to the owners is guaranteed not later than 30 days after the festival ended.
Board of Directors deals with the issue of inviting the participants and the guests and the duration of their presence in the festival personally. The Board gives each invited participants of the festival the following guarantees:
These guarantees are only for:
Selection Media Type: Betacam SP or DVD
Screening Media Type: DVD, BETACAM SP, 35 мм
Audio language: original
Subtitles language: russian or english
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
The festival organizers are the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Council of Muftis of Russia, and Executive committee of theKazancity municipality, with the participation of the cinematographers’ union of Tatarstan Republic.
Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema,
Russia, 420061 Kazan city,
Petr Alekseev Street , House № 3
Ph/fax: +7 (843) 273 03 43
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