Selkinchek

A Film by Samara Sagynbaeva

Synopsis

THE SWING
An elderly and honest Bolot works as a heating man at a village school. When the coal in his house finishes, his wife persuades him to steal coal from the school, despite the school’s small supply.

Director

  • Picture of Samara Sagynbaeva © Samara Sagynbaeva

    Samara Sagynbaeva

    Samara Sagynbaeva was born on August 13, 1990 in Kyrgyzstan. She completed her journalism studies at Kyrgyz National University of Jusup Balasgyn in Bishkek and worked as a journalist for the local radio "Sanjyra". Now, currently living in Prague and studying at FAMU International (Prague Film Academy).

Awards + Festivals

  • 7th UMUT - FORUM OF YOUNG CINEMA (Official Selection, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)November 3, 2019
  • 21st BUNTER HUND - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL MUNICH (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)March 5, 2020
  • 25th IFVA AWARDS (Official Selection, Hong Kong, China)March 26, 2020
  • 2nd DEPTFORD CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)May 1, 2020
  • 11th HILL COUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fredericksburg, Texas, USA)May 7, 2020
  • *Award for Excellence* & *Vecine Award*
    7th CONSTRUIR CINE - INT'L LABOR FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Buenos Aires, Argentina)May 7, 2020
  • 18th ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ischia, Na, Italy)June 27, 2020
  • *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER*
    2nd GIFF - GEELONG INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Geelong, Victoria, Australia)July 17, 2020
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FICTION FILM*
    7th SMALL AXE FILM AWRDS (Official Selection, Dorset, UK)July 17, 2020
  • 21st Lucania film festival (Official Selection, Italy) August 7, 2020
  • 6th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali)September 4, 2020
  • 10th FILUMS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan)September 5, 2020
  • 5th WORKING TITLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vicenza, Italy)September 29, 2020
  • 2nd FEMALE FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)October 7, 2020
  • 7th ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL BARCELONA (Official Selection, Spain)October 30, 2020
  • 6th FUSION - SOUTH EUROPE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)November 11, 2020

Crew

Director
Samara Sagynbaeva
Screenplay
Samara Sagynbaeva, Dastan Zhapar Uulu
Producer
Ali Toktakunov
Director of Photography
Zhumanazar Koichubekov
Costume Design
Samara Sagynbaeva
Sound
Salamat Supataev
Editor
Aizaada Omuralieva
Sound Design
Alymbek Tursunbaev

Cast

Coalman
Zhyrgalbai Torogeldiev
Wife
Satkyn Zhumabekova
Aiperi
Urkia Mamytova
Boss
Cholpon Alimbekova

Details

Running Time
20:38 min
Shooting Format
Digital 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Samara Sagynbaeva

+420774173799
samarasanjyra@gmail.com