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Issue# 82   |  16/04/2021
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2020 was an extraordinary year for all of us. It has shown how resilience and working together becomes central in such unprecedented times. Echoing the same ethos and finding a way forward for film festivals and children’s cinema, Children’s Cinema Global Forum brings together festival directors, filmmakers, producers, cinema managers and organizers for dialogue and exchange.

The Forum is co-presented by Lahore International Children’s Film Festival, Pakistan and Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival, UAE.

The areas of conversation of the Forum are;

  • Children’s Cinema – Past and Future
  • Festivals in 2020 and Post Covid-19
  • Future of Festivals, on nurturing children talent and its social impact
  • Collaborations – Areas of Opportunities

Registration is open now

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Session 1: Children’s Cinema – Past and Future

What cinema has offered to children in the past for entertainment education and learning, how it has evolved over the years, and what is the potential it carries for the future?Speakers:
Prof. Dragan M. Fimon (Director and Academic, France/Serbia)
Firdoze Bulbulia (Nelson Mandela Children’s Film Festival, South Africa)
Meenakshi Vinay Rai (Director, Chinh India Film Festival, India)

Moderated by: Shoaib Iqbal (Director, Lahore Intl. Children’s Film Festival, Pakistan)


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Session 2: Festivals in 2020 and Post Covid-19

Since the majority of the film festivals cancelled their events in 2020 or were organized online, what are the learning from it and how it is going to impact the models of film festivals in the future?
Speakers:
Dan Bennett
(Director, Los Angeles Int’l Children’s Film Festival, USA)
Claudio Gubitosi (Director, Giffoni Film Festival, Italy)
Keith Bennie (Director, Audience & Community, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada)

Moderated by: Shoaib Iqbal (Director, Lahore Intl. Children’s Film Festival, Pakistan)

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Session 3: Future of Festivals, on nurturing children talent and its social impact

With the increase of digital access to films, how will festivals remain relevant in the future with a focus on nurturing children’s talent and telling stories that matter?
Speakers:
Mitsuo Tahira (Director, Kineko Int’l Children’s Film Festival, Japan)
Ahmed Al Mulla (Director, Saudi Film Festival, KSA)
Giulio Vita (Director, La Guarimba Film Festival, Italy)

Moderated by:  Shorouq Lashkri (Journalist at Dubai Media Incorporated)

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Session 4: Collaborations – Areas of Opportunities

The global situation with Covid-19 has taught us how we are one as a human race, and are collectively affected in such a situation, how we work together to learn from experiences and form collaborations?
Speakers:
Nina Guralnick (Director, New York Children’s Film Festival, USA)
Shadi Al Nimiri (Projects Specialist, Royal Film Commission, Jordan)
Monica Wahi (Director, Southasian Children’s Cinema Forum, India)

Moderated by: Aida Al Busaidy (Speaker and Writer)

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