Global Lens: The Light Thief
“Director-star Aktan Arym Kubat has come up with an illuminating parable about the clash of tradition and modernity” – The Guardian
The Light Thief was an official selection of over 15 film festivals including Cannes, Toronto and San Francisco. It was also Kyrgyzstan’s official submission to the 2010 Academy Awards.
Runtime: 80 min. In Kyrgyz with English subtitles. Watch clip here.
This film is being co-presented by the Global Film Initiative and is part of the Global Lens collection. For more information, visit www.globalfilm.org
Sponsored by the Asian Arts Council.
Cost: FREE for Museum Members, $5 Non-members. Tickets available here.