Saturday – 30.09, 16:00, Kino Nowe Horyzonty

In the run up to the tenth anniversary of Kazakhstan’s new capital, Astana, construction workers race to finish grandiose buildings, a national song is voted on, and bewildered artists are hired in to give the appearance of culture.

Yet who can afford to live in this utopia?



Lecture after the movie

What a beautiful catastrophe. Hyper-urbanisation the Kazakh way.

 by Maciej Czarnecki