Azerbaijan to join Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema
Azerbaijani films have been included into the program of the 11th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival, due to be held in Kazan on September 5 – 11, 2015. Some 50 films from 25 countries will be screened at the Festival.
Azerbaijan will present a documentary titled 'Baku from Dawn till Dusk' shot in partnership with Polish moviemakers and 'The Old Clock' animation film by Javid Ahadov.
Kazan International Muslim Film Festival has been held in the capital city of Tatarstan since 2005. The first festival was initiated by the Council of Muftis of Russia, Federal agency for culture and cinematography of Russia, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan with the support of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The motto of the festival is “To the dialogue of cultures through the culture of dialogue”.
The aim of the festival is to exchange experience between the culture industry workers of Russia and Muslim countries, display the creative achievements of the Muslim cinematographers and the representatives of the other religious affiliations.