BEIJING: Five Pakistani films will likely be screened at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Film Festival in Qingdao, China.
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Parchi, Bin Roye and Chalay Thay Saath will likely be showcased at the primary SCO Film Festival which opened in east China’s Shandong Province on Wednesday.
Actor Syra Shahroz whose movie Chalay Thay Saath will likely be screened at the pageant is among the many Pakistani delegates attending the pageant. The Pakistani delegation is led by Director External Publicity Wing Ambareen Jan.
According to sources in the Pakistani Embassy, Sultana Sidddiqui is among the many panel consisting of members from every SCO member and observer nation to pick winners.
The pageant will run for 5 days from June 13 to June 17 and can display 55 motion pictures from 12 international locations, and maintain greater than 30 themed actions.
Wang Xiaohui, Executive Vice Minister of Publicity Department of CPC Central Committee and Head of State Film Administration of China, welcomed delegations from SCO member and observer states.
He termed the movie pageant an essential cultural trade occasion which shall improve the individuals to individuals contacts between the SCO member states and shall assist in constructing the neighborhood.
Xiaohui additional stated that China which produces over 700 films yearly and has greater than 55,000 cinema screens is among the largest movie industries worldwide.
China is prepared to share its experience with the movie industries of SCO member states, he added.
The movie pageant is co-hosted by the State Film Administration and Shandong provincial authorities.
– With extra reporting from APP