A human being is in the centre of attention in Dagestan, Kyrgyzstan and in Turkey

Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema is including a great variety of subjects which are common and interesting to different nations and cultures representatives. And this year is not the exception. We can see films from all over the world that describe us interesting and amazing stories and try to find answers on different questions and problems. More

“Pharmaces on Prolomnaya” is a Kazan story at the festival

All the films presented at the 8th Kazan International Muslim Films Festival are of great interest for people. And the documentary film by Sergey Yakovlev was not an exception. People were not only sitting on chairs, but also sitting on the staircase and standing along the walls, because the film “Pharmaces on Prolomnaya” is a story, that reveals the fate of a German family in Volga region. The family is a part of the history of pharmaceutical and musical education in Kazan.


Cinema links the religion and culture. This was said at the round table of the international festival

Today, the Russian Islamic University in the frame of the 8th International Muslim Film Festival hosted a round table discussion on «The role of the cinematography in the dialogue of cultures and religions», attended by filmmakers, critics, writers and film scholars who came to Kazan from all over the world. The moderators of the event were Professor Mukhametshin, the Rector of the All-Russian Islamic University, professor Dzhavdet Suleymanov, the Vice-President of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Odelsha Agishev, the selection committee Chairman of the 8th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival.


VIII Kazan Muslim Film Festival started

VIII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened! In the hall of «Pyramid» on September 5 the opening ceremony of the main cultural event of this autumn was held. The beautiful and catchy ceremony lasted two hours and was marked by a number of bright moments. Festival was opened by the President of Film Festival and Chairman of the Union of Muftis of Russia Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin and Deputy Chairman of the State Council of Tatarstan Rimma Ratnikova.