Kyrgyzstan – Land of Short Films


Years running: 13 (since 2010)

Kyrgyzstan – Land of Short Films

International Short Film Festival of CIS countries, Baltic states and Georgia


The festival devoted to memory of the great writer Chingiz Aitmatov, sets as the purpose:

  • to support of short cinema,
  • formation of its high welfare status and traditional values,
  • preservation of uniform cinema space of CIS countries, Baltic and Georgia,
  • to promote development of creative contacts between cinematographers.



International Competition:

  • The best film
  • The best director's work
  • Special prize of jury


  • The Selection commission does not consider the films which timing exceeds 30 min.
  • Films presented on a festival should not contain promotion of violence, national, racial and religious intolerance, an insult of moral senses of the person.
  • For participation in selection it is necessary to present the following materials:
  1. To send an electronic application for participation to the e-mail:,
  2. To send the (URL) link (with the password) or DVD with the film by mail to the Management of the Festival.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

 Founders: Union of cinematographers of the Kyrgyz Republic, Aitysh Public Fund





Official Website


Management of the Festival:

Kyrgyzstan, 720030, Bishkek,
Jibek-Jolust., 625, film studio "Aitysh Film"


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    April 01, 2023
  • Deadline
    October 01, 2023
  • Event Dates
    12 — 15 December 2023
Categories & Fees

The Selection commission does not consider the films which timing exceeds 30 min.

  • Deadline — free
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