"Myn Bala" is an effort by Kazakh filmmakers "to give the country its identity," co-producer Anna Katchko says, and shake off the "Borat" image. It tells the tale of 18th-century Kazakh warriors overthrowing the Mongolian overlords. (Kazakhfilm)

"Myn Bala" is an effort by Kazakh filmmakers "to give the country its identity," co-producer Anna Katchko says, and shake off the "Borat" image. It tells the tale of 18th-century Kazakh warriors overthrowing the Mongolian overlords. (Kazakhfilm)