All welcome to VI ECG Film Festival

On May 24-28, the 6th ECG Film Festival will be held at Premier Cinemas Romford in the UK. This festival is proudly joining forces with the renowned Romford Film Festival for the 6th consecutive year, promising a diverse and captivating lineup of films.

Founded by the Eurasia Creative Guild. Serving as a cultural bridge between Eurasia and the British audience, this event aims to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of cinematic and artistic expressions from the region.

With approximately 100 submissions from 22 different countries, the festival has curated a selection of compelling movies from Spain, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, UK, Iran, Uzbekistan, Russia, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, Jordan, Tajikistan, Armenia and China. It’s a truly international showcase of cinematic talent!

In addition to the competition lineup, there will be a special non-competitive program organised. Some films will be thought-provoking, others will make the whole family smile, and others will be informative and educational. 

Icon directed by Vera Storozheva (drama)

Aul Challenge directed by Islam Satyrov (family comedy)

3723 Voznesensky directed by Valery Belov (documentary)

Cherkess directed by Mohydeen Quandour (drama)

And mark your calendars for the grand opening ceremony on 24th May at 2.00 pm, where we will unveil an exhibition of Central Asian artists, including headliner Rahima Makhmut from Kyrgyzstan. 

In continuation of the opening of the festival, the book by Gulsifat Shahidi, a writer from Tajikistan, will be presented.

After the audience enjoys the films of the film festival an award ceremony awaits them.

The excitement doesn’t stop there! Save the date for the awards ceremony on May 28th at 19:00, where the winners from both festivals will be celebrated. ECG will present awards for Best Eurasian Film, Best Short Film, Best Documentary, and Best Screenplay.

Let’s not forget to express our heartfelt gratitude to the esteemed members of our jury. Their expertise, dedication, and discerning taste have been instrumental in shaping the festival’s lineup and recognizing the outstanding talent showcased. We extend our sincerest thanks for their invaluable contribution to the VI ECG Film Festival, and we look forward to celebrating their collective wisdom during the awards ceremony. Thank you, jury members, for your unwavering commitment to the art of cinema!

From 24-28 May, British audiences will immerse themselves in the world of Eurasian cinema, discover new perspectives and celebrate the art of storytelling at the ECG Film Festival (  . The opportunity to unite different cultures through the art of cinema is truly something special.

Contact us: 

ECG FF Press Office