The film project “The Captain and the Caspian Sea” by young Azerbaijani filmmaker Turkan Huseyn will participate in the “CEDOC co-production” market within the Krakow International Film Festival held by “Doc Lab Poland”.
This project is a hybrid documentary with animation about the events of January 20, 1990. The main goal of this international program is to introduce the project and to attract other countries for the support to the project.
Turkan Huseyn is an alumni of Film School named after Rustam İbragimbekov.
Soviet tanks shed blood of Baku residents because of their demands for freedom and democracy on January 20, 1990. Hundreds of people have been killed as a result. Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping crew demonstrated special heroism and made efforts to protect the population during the events.
And this film tells the fight of the shipping crew against the Soviet army.