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Baku to host screening of Azeri film nominated for Oscar

19 May 2011 [11:51] - TODAY.AZ
Azeri film "The Precinct", nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, will be screened at Park Cinema on May 19-20, according to Narimanfilm studio.

"The Precinct" is a co-production between Azerbaijan ("Narimanfilm") and Georgia ("Georgianfilm" & "Bagira Films") which was developed within the framework of the Independent Film-makers' Association – South Caucasus (IFA-SC) training program.

The film starring Zaza Bejashvili (Georgia), Melissa Pappel (France), Vagif Ibrahimoglu (Azerbaijan) and others was shot by the Azeri film director Ilgar Safat. The movie unveils the mystical story of a famous photographer, who makes a trip to his childhood. The production of the movie was funded by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and PASHA Bank.


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