• The Chairs

    is in the official selection of Brussels Short Film Festival

  • The film "Little"

    has been invited to the film festival in Italy

  • The feature film “A man of the third day”

    will be screened at 11th Sofia MENAR film festival.

Brief history of "Azerbaijanfilm"

Under the decree of Council of People’s Commissars of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Photo Cinema Department (APCD) was founded in 1923 shortly after the occupation of Azerbaijan by Russian XI Red Army and establishment of Soviet government.
Cinema was also nationalized as all other sectors and private sector was suppressed. APCD began establishing State Cinema factory (future “Azerbaijanfilm” cinema studio) in the building of former “Renaissance” restaurant and Cinema factory was inaugurated on 28 April and the first movie diruced in state cinema factory was “Maiden Tower”.

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