GRAB AND RUN
Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan
After the Kyrgyzstan Independence in 1991, the ancient practice of Ala-Kachuu (“grab and run”) returned. Some women escape the men that kidnap them, but many remain married because of tradition and the fear of scandal.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Best International Documentary – Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival (DocLA)
Best film "A Different Tomorrow" – Reykjavik Film Festival
Best International Film Award – Festival of Ethnological Film (Belgrade)
Saratov Region Governor's Award "Harmony Saratov" – Saratovskie Stradania Doc Film festival
Critics Award for Best Film – Festival de Cine de Madrid FCM-PNR
Best film on Gender Equality – Cine Invisible "Film Sozialak"
Special Mention at MARFICI – Festival de Cine Independiente del Mar de Plata
Special Mention Feature Documentary – Evolution Film Festival
Best Documentary film on Women’s Rights “Biznaga Award” – Festival de Málaga
Best Ethnographic Film Award – Espiello International Film Festival
Roser Corella (Barcelona, 1978) is an independent filmmaker, currently based in Berlin. Roser began her career as video-journalist for Catalan TV, but her interest in human stories on global issues moved her to start produce and develop her personal vision in the medium of documentaries. Her work has been shown worldwide winning awards such as POYI (Picture of the Year International, U.S.) and the CANAL+ France Award at the Women’s Film Festival of Créteil. Her fascination with the documentary genre has led her to travel the world in to witness, challenge, raise critical questions and search for stories that deserve to be told about contemporary societies.
GRAB AND RUN
Catalog # EPF16024; ISBN: 978-1-933724-64-5; UPC: 6-82086-16024-5; NTSC
85 Minutes; Copyright 2017; Kazakh, English Subtitles
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