• Short Summary

    FILMS MADE BY AFRICAN COUNTRIES WERE FEATURED IN A 9-DAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL THAT ENDED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN GENOA, ITALY.

  • Description

    FILMS MADE BY AFRICAN COUNTRIES WERE FEATURED IN A 9-DAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL THAT ENDED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN GENOA, ITALY. IT WAS THE 3RD WORLD FILM FESTIVAL HELD IN GENOA, AND WAS STAGED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF UNESCO.

    THE FESTIVAL WAS PUT ON BY THE COLUMBIAN, AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION CREATED IN 1958 FOR PROMOTING CLOSER RELATIONS AND UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLES THROUGH THE CINEMA. THE AFRICAN SOCIETY OF CULTURE ALSO TOOK PART.

    SINCE ITS FOUNDING, THE COLUMBIANUM HAS MAINLY BEEN CONCERNED WITH PROMOTING FESTIVALS OF LATIN-AMERICAN FILMS. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT AFRICAN FILMS WERE SHOWN.

    DELEGATES TO THE FESTIVAL AND ITS CONFERENCE INCLUDED MAINLY FILM PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS FROM SUCH AFRICAN COUNTRIES AS NIGERIA, SENEGAL, DAHOMEY, CAMEROON, AND THE CONGO. DR. BAMAT OF UNESCO WAS ALSO PRESENT.

    DURING THE FESTIVAL, THE DELEGATES WERE RECEIVED BY THE MAYOR OF GENOA, SIGNOR VICTORIA PERTUSIO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEA2AIJAR39CQW2IABWTCT8IJC
    Media URN:
    VLVAEA2AIJAR39CQW2IABWTCT8IJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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