Argentinean cinema at the Kelibia 25th Session of International Amateur Film Festival
Amateur and professional filmmakers will flock from July 10 to 17 to Kelibia, on the occasion of the 25th Session of the Kelibia International Amateur Film Festival (FIFAK 2010).
At a press briefing held on Monday at El Teatro in Tunis, organizers said that they expect over 1,500 participants to take part in the event.
The program for this new session of FIFAK provides for the participation of 43 films in international competition. The national competition will involve 25 films.
The festival will also include special screenings, dedicated to Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Cuba and the United Arab Emirates.
The national and international juries are composed of actors and filmmakers including Fethi Mehdaoui, Mohamed Dammak and Mourad Amdoun.
Argentinean cinema will be honored this year with the projection of a dozen of short films in addition to the participation of filmmakers from Argentina.
The event is organized by the Tunisian Federation of amateur filmmakers (FTCA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Heritage Preservation.
The international competition will award three prizes (the Falcon Golden Award, the Jury Prize and a Special Prize) as well as two medals, silver and bronze. The national competition involves a price reserved for films from film schools, a second prize for fans of independent films, a special jury prize, an award for best screenplay, and a prize for the best picture.
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