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The premiere movie screening of popular science film "Silk Road of Marco Polo"

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016The capital hosted the premiere film screening of popular science film "Silk Road of Marco Polo" .Film removed in 2016 by order of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture in collaboration with Italian and Chinese partners.

The premiere was attended by Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Muhamediuly, directed by Alexei Kamensky, foreign film partners, as well as representatives of scientific and creative intelligentsia and the media.
Opening premiere, Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan ArystanbekMuhamediuly that the project aims to promote the national cinema to the international level.

"The head of state has always stressed that we need to revive again, made us famous in the whole mirVeliky Silk Road - the minister said. - The project is aimed at improving the image of our country, the creation of high-quality scientific and popular genre in the domestic film industry, able to interest the international audience. It is very important that we do this in cooperation with our foreign partners. In the future, we can carry out translation of Kazakh film production for a large international audience. "

Director of the Kazakh Research Institute of the Ministry of Culture and Sport Culture of Kazakhstan Andrei Hazbulatov reported that a huge research work carried out during the preparatory period KazNII culture. In order to collect as much scientific and biographical material about the famous traveler from Italy, in May this year in Astana held a "round table" on the legacy of Marco Polo with the participation of scientists and filmmakers from China, Italy, Russia and Kazakhstan. Among them prominent scientists, like Professor Academy Ambrosiano in Milan Edoardo Canetti, scientist, specialist in Turkic philology, doctor of philological sciences, Alexander Garkavets and many others.

The popular science film "Silk Road of Marco Polo" is based on the book by the famous Italian merchant Marco Polo travel on the Great Steppe. Particular attention is paid to the description of the Central Asia and the territories of modern Kazahstana.Rezhisserskoe solution is built at the intersection of scientific discussion, historical reconstruction and ethnographic film. Leading Kazakhstani and foreign historians, experts reveal the uniqueness of the phenomenon of the book of Marco Polo "On the Diversity of the World", which was first translated by the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture in the Kazakh language.

In 2017, one of the experts of the film by Polish explorer Jacek Pałkiewicz intends to retrace the journey of the Italian traveler Marco Polo.

"The film" Silk Road of Marco Polo "will be displayed for the entire route of an international expedition, which will take part in 7 countries. It is also planned distribution of the film in the United States, China and Italy, - the director of the Kazakh Research Institute A.Hazbulatov culture. - To show a film in Kazakhstan will be translated into the Kazakh language, which will contribute to the development of the state language and historical-cultural education. "

As noted in the Ministry of Culture and Sport, it is also planned that the Kazakh film about Marco Polo will take part in international film festivals, and this will strengthen the authority of Kazakhstan in the foreign film market.
Based on materials: http: //mks.gov.kz/