The premiere of IDEA’s “Absheron National Park” documentary, produced within the “Nine wonders of Azerbaijan” project, was held on 3 April 2018 at the Nizami Cinema Center.
The Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva attended the event.
Prior to the screening of “Absheron National Park”, Leyla Aliyeva viewed the exhibition of photographs, which were taken by the film director Igor Bishnyov during the shooting of the documentary.
Speaking at the event, the film director said it is the 4th film produced within the “Nine wonders of Azerbaijan” project, dedicated to the country’s nine national parks. Igor Bishnyov also noted that overall, in Azerbaijan, he has created 5 successful films highlighting the country’s natural heritage. Further, he thanked the initiator of the project Leyla Aliyeva and shared his impressions of the making of the film.
Having been established only in 2005, Bishnyov also said that, Absheron National Park is quiet rich in fauna and flora.
Documentaries about each of the country’s nine national parks are to be produced in the framework of IDEA Public Union’s “Nine wonders of Azerbaijan” project. The future films will focus on the Shahdagh, Hirkan, Altiaghaj, Zangazur and Samur-Yalama national parks.
“Nine wonders of Azerbaijan” project aims to promote the fascinating natural beauties of Azerbaijan both within and outside the country, and to highlight the importance of protecting the environment.