Asia Peace Film Festival Lahore edition to be held from Nov 20, receives 370 film entries.


ISLAMABAD -- Contributing to revival of film industry, Asia Peace Film Festival (APFF) is coming up with its Lahore Edition with 'Global Goals-Story begins at Home' as the theme of Lyrical Lahore form November 20 to 22.

According to the APFF announcement, the Festival's third edition following Islamabad, Karachi and Quetta, is basing its theme on the narrative of peace by engaging youth and mobilizing creativity.

The three-day grand event would be connecting creative people Lahore especially youngsters with the Asian regional creative community to celebrate the lyrical lures. Awarding festival aims at rejuvenating Lahore and highlighting the city's identity as a 'syncretic center' of Pakistan.

So far, the APFF has received more than 370 submissions/entries in four categories of short films, animations, documentaries and music videos to compete for awards. Judges, participants and spectators are coming from more than 40 Asian countries. The festival would showcase more than 125 selected films in all four categories in addition to the special screenings of featured films.

APFF would also facilitate three sessions of policy dialogue during Film Conference as part of the Lyrical Lahore. Top of the line filmmakers, actors, experts, academicians and celebrities would brainstorm on different themes of peace, art, culture and heritage during the conference. Moreover Film Production Master Classes on sidelines of the festival would be promising opportunity for...

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