The film is shot in the format of bicycle tour around the places associated with a great tatar muslim philosopher and theologian Shigabutdin Marjani: Old Tatar sloboda of Kazan city, Marjan village, old mosque in Tashkichu village. Well-known scientific experts, people of culture and young rock musicians discuss philosophical and historic issues, first raised by Marjani in Arab-Muslim world and among the Kazan tatars in the 19-th century. How far is socio-political thought advanced, is philosopher and a scientist Marjani relevant today?

  • Salavat Yuzeev
  • Salavat Yuzeev
  • Marina Galitskaya
  • Radif Kashapov
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    45 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    8,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
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    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    Russian, Tatar
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  • Kazan International Muslim Film Festival
    Russian Federation
    April 26, 2019
    official selection
Director Biography - Salavat Yuzeev

A writer, film maker, playwright. A member of the Writers Guild and
Film makers’ Union of the Republic of Tatarstan. Was born in 1960 in Kazan. In 1982 graduated from the department of Numerical Mathematics and Cybernetics in Kazan State University. The Laureate of the literary award named after Derzhavin. As a film maker and a script writer of the feature films he made two full-length film projects:“Kurban novel, A story of sacrifice” the almanac “Tatarometrazhki”. Yuzeev Salavat directed more than 40 documentaries.

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“Shunu will come» - represents the documentary project «From Valday to Altay» Prize of The International Festival of Ethnological Films (Belgrad) 2015. The Best Documentary at The International festivals of The Short Films “Varesh”, Iran.2016 Prize of Istambul festival of documentary films 2016, International Festival of Ethnographical films “Semurg”, Kazakhstan.

"We shan’t go away" (2004)- documentary about national and religious tolerance (participant of the International television festival Al Djazira (Qatar), diploma of the 1 Muslim film festival "Golden Minbar", Kazan. Prize for director TEFI- region 2005, Sochi,