Khartoum hosts 5th European Union film festival

The 5th European Union film festival will kick off in Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday.

Khartoum hosts 5th European Union film festival

World Bulletin / News Desk

The fifth European Union Film Festival (EUFF), which will feature 12 films from 11 European countries, will kick off in Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday.

"The event will be attended by a variety of international and local guests, including artists, journalists and diplomats," the EU said in a statement obtained by Anadolu Agency.

The festival will be officially inaugurated by Ambassador Tomas Ulicny, head of the EU delegation to Sudan.

This year's festival will feature 12 films from Austria, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Films will be screened from November 21 to 28 at the Khartoum offices of Goethe-Institute, the British Council and the French Institute.

The festival launch on Wednesday will be followed by a screening of "The Lady," an Anglo-French production that tells the story of Burmese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

For the first time, an "adult" animated film – "Arrugas" – will be screened by Spain, according to the EU statement.

Since 2009, the EUFF has been celebrated annually in Sudan.

The EU delegation to Sudan organizes a number of cultural activities in the country, including archaeological missions, cultural exchange programs and cultural projects.

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Master Adrian
Master Adrian - 6 yıl Before

Pardon me, but shouoldn't the European Union Film Festival be on the European Continent instead of being on the African Continent?It isn't the African Union Film Festival is it?