The “Steppe Man” (Cholchü), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers, will attend the international film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany.
The Steppe Man film was shot by Azeri film director Shamil Aliyev.
The international jury of the film festival appreciates most of the films that bring forth the idea of a person`s moral transformation, or their spiritual development. On the program of the forthcoming festival are 220 films of all genres and styles, including feature films and animated cartoons.
The festival was founded in 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals is listed one of the 100 most important festivals among 1.200 film festivals worldwide is the only international film festival worldwide which is exclusively dedicated to presenting PREMIERES by NEWCOMER film directors
The festival has a perfect festival size, professional but still intimate, with 1.000 accredited industry professionals.
The Film Festival sees its mission in reviving independent cinema in Central Europe, inspiring discoveries in cinema language and driving attention to independent cinema by promoting short films created by cinema school students and non-professionals.
The Festival provides an opportunity for young directors not only to learn the secrets of world cinema and film production, but also to participate in the formation of the Central European auteur cinema./AzerTAg/