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Moscow Time

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Gulzat Egemberdieva and 

Chubak Egemberdiev.


Digital HD, color & black & white, approx. 12 min.


Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan


Anara is a nine-year old girl, who lives with her two grandmothers in Engilchek (Enilchek), a former Soviet militarized “secret city” in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.

The morning news of former Radio Moscow intrude into their existence which is slowly returning to pastural life.What are Anara’s perspectives? Join her mother as a migrant worker in Russia or grow up in desolate Engilchek?

Screenings:  Nuovi-Mondi Film Festival, Italy, July 3, 2021; The science and culture of climate and environment

in Central Asia, Tenth Annual Doctoral Research Workshop, London Central Asia Research Network.

Moscow Time will also be screened in the Amsterdam Eye Museum on July 16, 2023.

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