Promoting the ‘No Expectations’ Series and Fostering International Collaborations

Cannes, France, May 26, 2024 – Suium Sulaimanova, co-producer of the ‘No Expectations’ docu-series, represented the project at the prestigious Marché du Film in 2024. Her participation highlighted Kyrgyzstan’s growing influence in the global film industry and showcased the nation’s rich cultural heritage.

At the Marché du Film, Suium Sulaimanova promoted the ‘No Expectations’ series, introducing international audiences to the depth and richness of Kyrgyz culture.

Introducing ‘No Expectations’

‘No Expectations’ is a captivating travel series that celebrates cultural resilience and identity through a posture of learning and friendship. Co-hosted by Dr. House, the series embarks on a profound exploration of Kyrgyz culture, illustrating how the nation melds its rich traditions with modern influences across diverse landscapes. Featuring music, fashion, art, cuisine, and more, the series captures the essence of what it means to be Kyrgyz today—preserving and redefining their cultural heritage.

Strategic Meetings and Future Prospects

During the event, Suium engaged in several important meetings with potential production partners. These discussions are paving the way for promising collaborations and significant advancements for the ‘No Expectations’ project. These potential partnerships and opportunities are set to enhance the series’ ability to provide an authentic portrayal of Kyrgyzstan, its people, and their stories, making a lasting impression on the global stage.

Advancing Government Support

Suium Sulaimanova’s presence at the Marché du Film in Cannes advanced Select Start Films’ discussions with the Ministry of Culture in Kyrgyzstan, moving the project closer to official approval.

About Select Start Films

Established in 2021, Select Start Films is a media company dedicated to bringing important stories to life. Co-founded by Alexander Beasley and Nate House, Select Start Films combines creativity and innovation to craft engaging visual narratives. Our repertoire spans a wide range of genres, including docuseries, travel series, and more. As a company, we are committed to delivering high-quality content for streaming platforms, networks, and other media outlets, ensuring our stories reach and resonate with a broad audience.

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