Despite the many challenges for those engaged in the children’s film industry, including the lack of online access to all children during the current circumstances, “the future for children’s cinema remains very bright,” said Firdoze Bulbulia of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Film Festival in South Africa.
It will be hosted on an isolated island and it will have only one attendee-a healthcare worker, selected from 12,000 applicants.
It has been an interesting year at the cinema. In the last week of 2019 we are taking a look back at the ups and downs at the box office with a list of the best and worst movies that have come out.
The seventh edition of the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF) 2019, being organised by FUNN, the Sharjah-based organisation that promotes media arts learning among children and youth,
Dia tied the knot with her long-time beau Sahil on Oct.18, 2014. However, after 11 years of knowing each other, Dia and Sahil have decided to part ways amicably.
Mona Al Marri, Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai Media Council and Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office, inaugurated the event taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from March 5-7.
Scheduled to be held from Oct.11-16, SIFF is one of the most anticipated cultural events organised by Sharjah and is the first film festival in the UAE and the Arab region to celebrate children’s and youth cinema.
The 10-day "We Are One: A Global Film Festival" will feature content curated by the Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Sundance, Toronto and Tribeca film festivals, among others.
JoAnne Salmon at the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF) says her challenging childhood fuelled her passion for art and animation.