April 19, 2007

EVENTS: Youth film festival weds entertainment, instruction (LEBANON)

Youth film festival weds entertainment, instruction

Workshops, lectures complement Al-Jana cinema showcase
By Jim Quilty - Daily Star staff - Wednesday, April 18, 2007

BEIRUT: The arts, audiovisual media in particular, have several flavors and functions - ranging from decorative entertainment to the avant-garde and from the political to the pedagogical. Having just devoted itself to a few days of avant-garde work with Video Avril, Masrah al-Madina is this week turning itself over to engaged pedagogy with the International Film Festival for Children and Youth (IFFCY), organized by Al-Jana, the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts.

FULL ARTICLE AT http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=4&article_id=81511

AL JANA WEBSITE: http://www.al-jana.com/jana/index.htm

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