Sounds like the beginning of an anecdote, but no.

The Tashkent Film Festival “Pearl of the Silk Road” will begin on September 28, and who would have thought that such a seemingly modest event would be attended by a whole scattering of Russian and foreign stars.

Legendary director and producer Luc Besson will fly to Uzbekistan to present the Cinema in Five Days awards. Within the framework of the nomination, works on the culture of their native country will be presented by local young filmmakers.

Steven Seagal will also visit Uzbekistan, who will head to Samarkand to open a large cinema Family Park. In addition to the ceremonial part, the star of action films of the end of the last century will delight the audience with courses in acting and directing.

The “Pearl of the Silk Road” will not remain without Russian stars: Timur Bekmambetov and Nikita Mikhalkov will arrive in Tashkent. From September 28 to October 3, Uzbek viewers will be able to see the paintings “Major Thunder”, “Devyatayev”, “The Little Humpbacked Horse” and many others.