Authors of the best films to will be awarded with cash prizes of US$20,000
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A presidential resolution “On the revival and holding of the Tashkent International Film Festival” was adopted.
According to the resolution, it is necessary to revive the Tashkent International Film Festival of the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, held in Uzbekistan in 1968-1997, called the Tashkent International Film Festival "Pearl of the Silk Road" and to be held annually, starting from 2021, in September - October in the city of Tashkent.
Accordingly, the XIII Tashkent International Film Festival “Pearl of the Silk Road” this year will be held from 28 September to 3 October under the motto "Peace, Progress and Enlightenment".
The creators of films corresponding to the idea and content of the motto of the Film Festival, taking a significant place in the development of world cinema, vividly embodying national values and culture, are awarded by the international expert council with a diploma, a symbolic statuette and five cash prizes in the amount of US$20,000 each.
The winners of the festival of short films of young filmmakers from the countries of the Asian continent and along the ancient Silk Road will be awarded with diplomas and the following cash prizes:
1st place – US$15,0000;
2nd place – US$10,000;
For 3rd place - US$7,000.
The resolution established the transfer of the building of the Palace of Cinema named after Alisher Navoi to the management of the Center for the Development of National Cinematography, and the organization of the "House of Cinema" on its basis.