European Film Festival around the corner, film lovers over the moon.

ISLAMABAD -- Excitement and anticipation fill the hearts of film enthusiasts in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi as highly anticipated European Film Festival is poised to commence on June 2 at Pakistan National Council of the Arts.

The film festival includes the screening of feature and short film on sensitive issues like gender equality, relations between generations, embracing diversity, climate change and human rights which would provide a unique opportunity to its viewers exploring European cinema, said a press release.

Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, Dr Riina Kionka explained 'In the EU, we actively support filmmaking as an art form and a medium to address important topics that our societies are grappling with today. Cinema provides an opportunity to dive into the worlds and minds of characters who lived very different lives than ours. It allows us to see the world through different eyes, develop compassion and respect for others.'

The screenings will be followed by panel discussions by renowned Pakistani filmmakers, actors, writers and academics to reflect on...

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