Starting from March 9, ‘The Lesson’ by Rafig Aliyev and Javid Tavakkul will be screened at cinema theaters. The screenings will be held within the frames of the project ‘The National Cinema Days 2017’. The project is organized by ‘Azerbaijanfilm’ Studio named after Jafar Jabbarly, with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The film will be shown at the Nizami Cinema Center, cinema chains of ‘Park Cinema’ and ‘CinemaPlus’.
The schedule of daily screenings will be posted on the websites of the cinema theaters and Facebook page of ‘Azerbaijanfilm’ Studio.
For more information on schedule of screenings:
Nizami Cinema Center: nizamicinema.az; +994 12 493 28 18
Park Cinema: parkcinema.az; +994 12 598 74 14; 119
CinemaPlus: cinemaplus.az; +994 12 499 89 88; 119
The feature film was produced by ‘Azerbaijanfilm’ Studio named after Jafar Jabbarly, with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
‘The Lesson’ premiered internationally at the 34th Munich Film Festival in Germany. The film won the Best Film award in ‘KinoMaliShok’ program of the 25th ‘Kinoshock’ International Film Festival in Russia. ‘The Lesson’ also won the ‘Golden Listapadzik’ award of the 23rd Minsk International Film Festival ‘Listapad’ in Belarus. It also has been screened at the 5th Delhi International Film Festival in India and 15th Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh.
Written by: Elza Aghayeva and Anastasia Volkova
Directed by: Rafig Aliyev and Javid Tavakkul
Director of photography: Rauf Gurbanaliyev
Production designer: Fikrat Alakbarov
Music by: Tunzala Aghayeva
Executive producer: Vusal Abbasov
Producer: Mushfig Hatamov.
Starring: Tamerlan Aghayev, Aliya Aliyeva, Rashid Aliyev, Ayna Zarbaliyeva, Nazim Ibrahimov, Mansura Ahmadova and others.
Information support: ASAN Radio, Khazar TV, the magazine ‘Medeniyyet.AZ’, medeniyyet.info, newspaper ‘Medeniyyet’ (Culture)