Ashgabat Spring" has started in the capital of Turkmenistan. The week of Turkmen movies and short films will last from May 10 to 16, 2021. The organizers are Turkmenfilm association named after Oguzkhan and PR-agency AkEnMar.
The "Ashgabat Spring" opened with the premiere of the film "Durmuş kyssalary" ("Life Stories"), directed by Arslan Eyeberdiyev. The film was shown at the Ashgabat Cinema in Ashgabat.
The story centers on the story of three young men, Gaigysyz, Azat and Batyr. The young men meet for the first time while serving in the armed forces of Turkmenistan. The result of the trio overcoming a lot of difficulties and twists and turns became a true friendship. However, after the army the fate continues to test the relationship between the friends. There are a lot of various surprises and tests.
The event also includes a competition-festival of short films. This time it is dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the white-marble capital of Turkmenistan and the forthcoming round date of state independence. For several months, Turkmenistani citizens have been filming video stories about their favorite city, preparing a video report on the amazing changes that Ashgabat has undergone in its appearance over the three decades of independence.
Cinephiles will be able to find out which of the short films is the best on May 16 - on that day the winners will be awarded, and the best works will be shown to the guests of the event. By the way, the visitors themselves will determine who is most worthy to receive an award in the "Audience Favorite" category.
How we wrote earlierMay 23 will be the day the winners of the entire spring film festival will be named. The best will be named in such areas as camerawork, director, female and male performers, screenplay, and "jury selection.