The Pearl of the Silk Road


Years running: 56 (since 1968)

The Pearl of the Silk Road

International Tashkent film festival.


In the Soviet years, an annual international film festival of Asian, African and Latin American countries was held in Tashkent from 1968 to 1997.

The Pearl of the Silk Road Film Festival continues this tradition, the forum was revived in 2021 at the initiative of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.



The winners of the competition held within the framework of the film festival will be awarded a diploma, a statuette and a cash prize.

For the 1st place in the Cinema in 5 Days program, the winners will receive $15,000, the 2nd place - $10,000, the 3rd place - $7,000.


Attach your works that you want to submit to the application letter and send a link to download them.

The minimum acceptable quality is 720p, but preferably 1080p and higher, recommended formats: .mkv, .mp4, .m2ts. If you have difficulty uploading videos, please contact us.

You have the right to submit no more than 3 of your works in one nomination.

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Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




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Dates & Deadlines
  • Earlybird Deadline
    July 15, 2021
  • Event Dates
    28 September — 3 October 2021
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — free

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