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Kazakhstan Film Week in London 2019: Amanat

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Vue Cinema London - West End (Leicester Square)

3 Cranbourn Street

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On 30th October, Kazakhstan Film Week in London will continue in the heart of London, at the Vue West End cinema, with Amanat

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Note: this film is rated 12A - suitable for 12 years and over

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From 28th October to 1st November 2019, the Kazakhstan Film Week is being held in London. While once our great storytellers delighted their audiences with epics told through poems and songs, they now turn to film.

Throughout the week, one of London’s most iconic cinemas will be holding screenings of some of the greatest Kazakh films released in recent years, including Ayka, Amanat, Returnee, The Old Man, and The Road to Mother.

Many of these films represent a key part of Kazakh culture; a legacy of storytelling brought to life through modern retellings and celebrations of our history and past heroes. They are well-loved within Kazakhstan, the majority having been selected as the country’s entries for the Academy Awards, and the upcoming film week will allow international audiences to enjoy these remarkable journeys and tales of the Great Steppe.

Wednesday, 30th October:

18:00 - Screening of Amanat by Satybaldy Narymbetov

A Tulpar Film Award-winning epic story told across three periods of Kazakh history in the 19th and 20th century, exploring the plight of those working towards freedom and liberation in Kazakhstan.

20:25 - Discussion with:

- actor in a leading role Berik Aitzhanov, and

- Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck University Prof. Ian Christie FBA

21:00 - End

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