World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Cinema of Uzbekistan

Article Id: WHEBN0024180307
Reproduction Date:

Title: Cinema of Uzbekistan  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Cinema of Odisha, List of cinema of the world, Cinema of Uzbekistan, List of Uzbekistani films, Cinema of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Collection: Cinema of Uzbekistan
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Cinema of Uzbekistan

The history of Uzbek cinema can be divided into two periods: the cinema of Soviet Uzbekistan (1924–1991) and the cinema of independent Uzbekistan (1991–present). Films of the Soviet period were shot either in Russian or Uzbek. Most critically acclaimed films of the Soviet period include films such as Maftuningman (1958), Mahallada duv-duv gap (1960), and Shum bola (1977).

There are many film studios in Uzbekistan. Uzbekfilm (Uzbek: O‘zbekfilm, Ўзбекфильм), established in 1925, is the largest and oldest film studio in Uzbekistan.[1]

Very few Uzbek movies that were made after Uzbekistan became independent have achieved international notability. According to movie critics, most of the modern Uzbek movies are cheap, low-quality movies.[2][3] Currently there are dozens of Uzbek film studies that on average make 50 films a year.[2] Film critics state that while the quantity of Uzbek films is going up, one cannot say the same about the quality of these films. Some have dubbed this trend the "Bollywoodization" of Uzbek cinema.[2]

Contents

  • Uzbekistani directors 1
  • Uzbekistani film actors and actresses 2
  • List of Uzbekistani films 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Uzbekistani directors

Uzbekistani film actors and actresses

Highly acclaimed Uzbekistani actors and actresses include:

List of Uzbekistani films

The following are the most critically acclaimed Uzbek films:

See also

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ a b c
  3. ^
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.