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Face the Music
  • 73 min.
  • russian, kazakh
  • russian, english
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Dyed hair, earrings in the ears, bright clothes - an image that is very different from the Kazakh standard of masculinity. This is how the main characters of this look, members of the Kazakh group Ninety One. Many will not find anything unusual in the image of the musicians, however, the group's popularity among Kazakh-speaking teenagers caused great indignation in part of the society, which led to street protests, disruption of concerts and pressure from the authorities. The emergence of Ninety One revealed a whole layer of social and cultural conflicts within the Kazakh society between urban and rural culture, between traditionalism and globalization, between the vertical of power and personal freedom.

Authors

Crew

Director
Katerina Suvorova
Screenwriter
Katerina Suvorova
Cinematographer
Aigul Nurbulatova, Katerina Suvorova
Producer
Katerina Suvorova, Evgenia Plakhina, Maria Muskevich
Composer
NINETY ONE, Macro/micro
Sound operator
Ilya Gariev

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