, Apr 13, 2014
Award winning Kazakh film “Harmony Lessons” will be screened during FilmFest DC in Washington, DC on April 20th and 26th. The film has taken much praise at the Berlinale Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and many global film festivals. The film is about thirteen-year-old Aslan, who lives with his grandmother in rural Kazakhstan, where young thugs run the local schoolyard. After he is humiliated and ostracized by them, Aslan begins to withdraw and exhibit obsessive hygiene and other weird behaviors. Burying himself in studies, he prepares his revenge.