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The History of Azerbaijani Cinema from 1898 to the Present Day

     
     
  1898  
     
  2/8 - .A Mishon produces the country’s first films and gives a public screening of them. [MORE]
     
     
     
  1945  
     
    Arshin mal-alan (1945)
   

 

   

The musical comedy Arshin mal-alan, directed by Nikolai Lashchenko and Rza Takhmasib, is released.   Attacked by authorities for its bourgeoisie inclinations, the film only escapes censorship because of Soviet leader Josef Stalins fondness for it.  [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1958  
     
   

– The Filmmakers’ Union of Azerbaijan is established. [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1979  
     
   

Films of Note

   

 

   

Inquisition (Rustam Ibrahimbeyov, Rasim Ojagov) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1993  
     
   

– The Azerbaijan Film Fund and Museum is established. [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1999  
     
   

The Guild of Filmmakers is founded. [MORE] [ADD]

 

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