Jaujurek Myn bala
As a “Special event” of “Eurasia” festival, the historical drama “Jaujurek Myn bala” directed by Akan Satayev will be shown in “Almaty Towers” cinema on September 20, at 20.00. This film is the box-office leader among Kazakh movies and it collected around 2 mln. dollars. The action takes place in the 1st half of the 18th century, when the unity and valor of Kazakh people become the key force in getting freedom in murderous war with Jungars. According to the story the young warriors with their leader Sartai fight together with adults to defend their native land. His legendary troops, known as “Myn bala” enters an unequal fight with the enemy and changes the pace of war.
The Book of Legends: mysterious forest
As a “Special event” of “Eurasia” film festival the first Kazakh fantasy film “the Book of Legends: mysterious forest” by Akhat Ibrayev will be shown in “Almaty Towers” cinema, on September 18, 2012 at 20.00. The young director is inspired with not Hollywood films like “Chronicles of Narnia” and Lord of the Rings”, but he set a task to create the first Kazakh film 2/3 of which is the computer graphics. The principal characters of the film are Baha and Taha who are reading the Kazakh fairy tale about the Turkic amazons. Becoming so much absorbed with the tale they decide to escape from home into the Dark Forest and find the Alive Rock in order to get their mother back.