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ALMATY – Today in Almaty Chaplin Mega Park theatre hosted the opening of the IV European Film Festival, organized by the European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan. The Festival will last from 5 to 7 November and present 16 films produced by the European Union Member States, as well as provide exclusive master-classes from the European filmmakers. The goal of the Festival is to present the best premieres of the European cultural heritage, to raise the interest of general public for cinematography art and enhance international cooperation.
The European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan cordially invites you to the annual European Film Festival on 5-7 November 2019 in Almaty!
This year you will enjoy 16 best films produced by 16 European Union member states. Among the films, there are winners and nominees of high-level international film awards, including the winner of 3 Cesar Awards – Bloody Milk, the winners of David di Donatello awards – A Ciambra, The Vice of Hope, Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize winner – Diamantino, Locarno Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner – Ray & Liz, Venice Film Festival for Best Actor – Saint George, Karlovy Vary Film Festival awards for Best Director – The Line, Winter Flies, and numerous Bucharest, Slovenia, Slovakia, Montreal, Tokyo, Sundance film festivals winners in different categories.
KARAGANDY, November 1, 2019 – Social reintegration of prisoners after release was in the spotlight of the high-level delegation visit from the EU, the UN and the Netherlands. The delegation visited two pilot male and female prison facilities in Karagandy region within the framework of the programme “Supporting the management of violent extremist prisoners and the prevention of radicalization to violence in prisons”. The preliminary findings of the visit were presented today during the expert meeting hosted by the Akimat of Karagandy region.