October 23. Information Center - A group of young people calling themselves as
patriots came to the U.S. Consulate General in Kazakhstan on the day of the
Borat 2 film release to hand over a petition to ban the movie, AKI Press reports.
They protest against portraying the Kazakh culture in the
movie in "such a humiliating way".
Earlier many Kazakhstanis criticized the movie on social
Minister of Culture and Sports and Ambassador of theUSAinKazakhstancommented the movie.
Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Aktota Raimkulova said it is impossible to
ignore the movie. "As creative people, they can express themselves they
way they want, but not when it concerns the honor and dignity of citizens of
one country. It triggers me as a Kazakhstani citizen," the minister said
at the briefing.
Borat 2 is
a 2020 American mockumentary comedy film written by and starring Sacha Baron
Cohen as Kazakhstani television personality Borat Sagdiyev. The film is the
sequel to 2006's Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious
Nation of Kazakhstan.