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335 International Filmmakers want to be part of the 6th Abuja Film Festival

As the 6th. edition of the annual Abuja International Film Festival continues to gather momentum, at least 335 foreign filmmakers from 50 countries have expressed in taking part. The Festival will take place in 23-25 September at the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Centre and the Cyprian Ekwensi Cultural Centre.

The festival is organised in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Information and Communication, National Film and Video Censors Board, Nigerian Film Corporation, Nigerian Intellectual Property Commission and the Nigerian Television Authority.

According to the festival director, Fidelis Duker, the festival has so far received over 107 entries from around the world and has already enlarged its advisory board to include relevant government agencies and practitioners from the media and public relations world.

He added that the festival has incorporated a music forum where notable and upcoming artistes will entertain the visitors and delegates during the event. A Nollywood Achievement Award segment has also been added to the annual event. This is to honour stakeholders who have contributed annually to developing and improving the sector since inception.

The organisers are accepting entries for films in the following categories feature, short, documentary, animation and experimental films produced within the last 2 years before the festival. Required formats are Video, 16mm, 35mm. Contact details for the Festival are as follows Administrative address Abuja International Film Festival , 3 Karimu Street, Off Ojuelegba Road, Surulere – Lagos, Nigeria. Tel +23 41 811 0170 Email address info@nffo.org Website HYPERLINK "http//www.nffo.org/"http//www.nffo.org

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