In Moscow will be held a creative evening filmmaker Usman Saparov

In Moscow will be held a creative evening filmmaker Usman Saparov

In the Moscow House of Nationalities, located on Novaya Basmannaya Street, on September 24, at 5 p.m., a creative evening of film director Usman Saparov will take place.

Usman Saparov, Laureate of the USSR State Prize, People’s Artist of the Turkmen SSR, directed and filmed a number of feature films, such as “Masculine Upbringing” [Mujskoye vospitaniye, 1982], “Adventures on Small Islands” [Priklyucheniya na malenkih ostrovah, 1985], and “Mad” [Beshenaya, 1988], Karakum [1994] and many others.

The event, organized by the Moscow Society of Turkmen Culture, is expected to arouse keen interest among representatives of the creative intelligentsia, as well as from film lovers and connoisseurs.

The creative evening was featured by movie drama Little Angel, Make Me Happy [Angelochek, sdelay radost’] directed by Usman Saparov in 1993. The film depicts an episode when Germans were deported from Turkmenistan to Siberia during World War II. The film gathered numerous awards at international film festivals, including Grand Prize of the Children’s Program at the the Tel-Aviv Film Festival, Golden Butterfly Prize at the Isfahan Film Festival, Grand Prize at the Kinotaver Film Festival, Sochi, Grand-Prize at the Sozvezdie Film Festival, and L.Ulman Special Prize at the Chicago Film Festival.

Viktor KARDASHOV