The 13th edition of the Kazan Muslim Film Festival introduces ‘Russia – Islamic World’ parallel screenings programme presenting the films of 20 members countries of Russia – Islamic World Strategic Group, which has established a separate prise for the festival worth of 200 000 roubles.
Another new award was established specially for a newly introduced National Cinema section within the competition programme of the festival encompassing the films created by inhabitants of the Republic of Tatarstan or devoted to this region. A preliminary sum of the prize is about 1 million roubles.
The overall budget of the 2017 festival is to be announced by the end of August 2017. The budget of the 2015 festival was estimated as 14 million roubles. In 2016, it reached 19 million roubles.