25 January 2019
Visiting the screening of Equus: History of Horse documentary
Astana city, Kazmedia Ortalygy

The Head of State attended the presentation of the second part of the documentary trilogy titled Equus: History of Horse, filmed by a Canadian film crew led by director, anthropologist N. Thomson and Kazakhstan’s producer, researcher N. Baimukhanov in our country with national casting, stuntmen, dubbing actors and stage designers. There is music of the American composer D. Fang in the film.

The non-fiction film reconstructs based on scientific research and state-of- the-art IT solutions the periods from the life of ancient cultures in the open spaces of Kazakhstan, whose economic activity was associated with a horse domestication. This process determined creation of a new communication system for mankind, served as the beginning of active migrations and the birth of early states.

The film release for national broadcasters in 50 countries, including Canada (CBC), USA (PBS), Germany (ZDF), France (ARTE), Denmark (DR), Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan) is scheduled for March 2019.

In addition, Nursultan Nazarbayev familiarized himself with the activities of the improved press centre of the Central Communications Service of Information and Communications Ministry, which is a multifunctional media platform fitted with the latest professional equipment and fully integrated with the technological complex Kazmedia Ortalyqy.

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