On the boat

A 25-year-old Muslim boatman has to move a heavily pregnant Christian woman from one bank to another. But the woman goes into labour while crossing the river so the Muslim boatman is forced to help the Christian woman to give birth. Prize for the Best Script, the Odense IFF, Denmark-2020. Special Jury Prize, Kü stendorf Film & Music Festival, Serbia-2021. Official selection: British Film Festival in London/ Official Selection (UK), Blue Danube Film Festival/Official Selection (Hungary), Baku International Short Film Festival/Official Selection (Azerbaijan), International Short Film Festival “Druzhba”/Official Selection (Turkey), Fribourg International Film Festival/Official Selection (Switzerland).

Kyrgyzstan 2020
Directed by Baizak Mamtaliev
Written by Temirbek Birnazarov, Baizak Mamataliev
Producer: Temirbek Birnazarov
DoP: Karash Janyshov
Production Designer: Erlan Omurbekov
Cast: Abylai Maratov, Marina Falman