IX Kazan international festival of Muslim cinema.

September 5 – 11

Pre-preparation for the new season is going on. The date of the new season festival is announced. It will be held from September 5th to 11th .The venue as usual will be Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan, which has over the years significantly changed for the better.

Due to the Universiade — 2013 the city’s infrastructure is improving, transport junction is being upgraded, architectural complex renewed, historical monuments restored. Hotels, restaurants, shopping malls are expecting the visitors and international delegations on the highest level.

Year by year Kazan international festival of Muslim cinema receives the filmmakers all around the world and summons filmmakers, experts, professionals on distribution and promotion of films, film critics, as well as the admirers of festival films. As before the main idea of the Kazan festival is popularizing human, spiritual and moral values, educating intercultural dialogue and tolerance. At the beginning of September the participants from different countries, representatives of different religions and culture consolidate under the motto: “Through the dialogue of cultures to the culture of dialogue”. This expression has become the major slogan of the Kazan international festival of Muslim cinema.

Currently the list of guests and participants is being made, there are negotiations between potential members of the jury, applications and the films are being received. The programme of events, parallel programme and special actions are under discussion. Those who wish to be accepted for the festival programme of the new season can use the website service to fulfil an application; the deadline is July 1st, 2013. The organizers work hard to enlarge the festival achievements and meet the expectations of the audience.