Uzbek President signs a resolution on holding the Tashkent International Film Festival
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution “On the restoration and holding of the Tashkent International Film Festival”. This was reported by the Information Service of the Agency of Cinematography.
In accordance with the document, the Tashkent International Film Festival "Pearl of the Silk Road" will be held every year from 28 September to 3 October starting from 2021. The organizer of the film festival is the Cinematography Agency of Uzbekistan.
For information, the Tashkent Film Festival, also known as the International Film Festival of Asia, Africa and Latin America, was held in late May - early June from 1968 to 1997 by the State Committee of Cinematography and the Union of Cinematographers.
This year the film festival will be held under the motto “Peace, Development and Enlightenment”. The film festival will be attended by 355 foreign filmmakers, including 55 famous film stars.
The festival will host master classes for young filmmakers with the participation of well-known specialists and directors, creative meetings, film trainings, round tables, film exhibitions in the regions, screenings of the best domestic and foreign films.
Let us remind you that today the Agency of Cinematography will host a meeting on the occasion of the resumption of the Tashkent International Film Festival "Pearl of the Silk Road". Cinema specialists, famous filmmakers, media representatives and youth are invited to participate in the event. During the meeting, the participants will discuss the festival program and its holding.