August 16, 2015

Six-day Sharjah Children's Film Festival to begin October 18

A total of 175 films from 20 countries will compete for the SICFF awards.

Funn, the Sharjah-based foundation dedicated to promoting media arts for and among children and youth in the UAE, has announced the participation of 175 films from 20 countries in the third Sharjah International Children's Film Festival, SICFF, which will be held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre from October 18-23.
The six-day festival, held under the patronage of Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, aims to promote media literacy among young people in addition to discovering, nurturing and encouraging creative talents while developing the local cinema industry.

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