The first Crimean Tatar silent film ‘Alim’ about the legendary hero Alim Aydamake will be launched today, Nov 18, at the National Museum of Ukrainian Literature in the cycle of film screenings.

The film is an adaptation of folk legends about the Tatar peasant Alim fighting against rich people. This man lived in Crimea in the XIX century and eventually became the hero of many folk tales.

The main role was played by the Crimean Tatar actor Khairy Emir-Zade who was the first to receive the title of People's Artist of the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

The film will be showed today at 06.30 Khmelnitsky St., 11. The ticket price is UAH 15.