Press Release 04.En


The 1st Circassian Film Festival 2021 is Going Online

September 04, 2021. During its meeting today, the Organizing Committee of the Circassian Film Festival 2021 unanimously agreed to move the 1st Circassian Film Festival completely online. 

The decision was taken to overcome the organizational problems related to Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath. 

The Organizing Committee confirmed that going online will significantly invest in the huge potential of the web to reach all Circassian viewers around the world, referring to its previous experience in running projects online.

The opening ceremony of the Festival will take place on October 23, 2021. 

The participating Circassian short films will be streamed on a daily basis.

The winners of the best Circassian Short Film Award in addition to “Osh’hamafa” Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced during the Award Ceremony on October 30, 2021.

Meanwhile the Organizing Committee keeps accepting new short film submissions till September 20, 2021. 

More details about the schedule will be announced later. 


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 For any further inquiries or details about the 1st Circassian Film Festival, please contact the Organizing Committee of the festival on our Facebook page or via email:  [email protected] 






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