The Bastau Film Festival, dedicated to debut films and student works, takes place from November 29 to December 3 in Almaty. Beginning filmmakers from 40 countries have participated in the large-scale international event. On court of jury 53 works are presented. This year the geography of the festival has significantly expanded: the directors from Latin America, Africa, Japan, Europe, countries of the Middle East presented their films.
The out-of-competition program of the festival will show the audience the film "Gyzyl kurte" by the director from Turkmenistan S. Bayramov, which has already won the prestigious award "For Contribution to Turkic Culture" at another film festival in Turkey. Bairamov, who has already won the prestigious award "For Contribution to Turkic Culture" at another competition - a film festival in Turkey. This film tells the story of the years of World War II and the fate of a simple girl who was faithful to her boyfriend who went to the front.