Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival to take place
The first Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival will be held in Ulaanbaatar from October 3 to 10.
The festival will be organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, the Department of Culture and Arts, the Art Council of Mongolia and the Mongolia-France Center, to support international cooperation in the Mongolian film industry and to showcase famous international films.
The event this year is expected to gather some 20 directors, producers, creative artists and organizers from Mongolia, and international attendees from the U.S., Asia and Europe. For the festival, a special program named “Door to Success”, will be held to increase the competitiveness of Mongolian films in the international field and to promote local projects. Ten projects will be selected and will be enrolled in workshops with famous directors and producers.
A Mongolian movie for the festival’s opener will be chosen soon. Movies created before August 1st, are eligible for consideration. Applications for films will be received until August 26, and the selected opener will be announced on September 5.
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