Stealing a prized falcon to help fund their dream of moving to Paris, two HIV-positive Kazakh teenagers come of age as they embark on a journey of liberation.
A story about the harsh times during colonization and famine of the 1930’s. The main character, gravedigger Isatai, played by Yerkebulan Dairov, will find himself faced by a hard choice ...
Yerken is nine years old and lives alone in a remote village in the mountains. When his older brother returns after a long absence, the young boy’s heart leaps with joy. But it doesn’t ...
The Last Cold Days
May 1945. In a small town of the province of Kazakhstan, far from the front of the war draws to a close, young Vladik and Mary, and Akezhan, a boy a bit ‘largest are among the ...
Ademoka is a headstrong and gifted 15-year-old girl whose big dream is to study. Her status as Lyuli an illegal immigrant from Tajikistan is a serious obstacle to this. She is exploited ...