European Film festival - 9th Edition

From 6th to 11th October 2016, come enjoy a selection of 9 movies at the National Film Corporation in Colombo. Entrance is free

The 9th edition of the European Film Festival will run from the 6th to 11th of October 2016 at the National Film Corporation in Colombo.
Now an integral part of Sri Lanka’s cultural program, the Festival is coordinated by Agenda 14 and organized by the European Union Delegation in partnership with a number of European cultural centers et diplomatic missions, namely, the Institut Français, the Alliance française de Kotte, the British Council, the Goethe Institute, the Polish Institute, the French Embassy, the Royal Embassy of Denmark, the Embassy of Romania, the Embassy of Italy, the Embassy of the Netherlands, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic and the Embassy of Switzerland.

Throughout the week, the audience will be able to enjoy an eclectic selection of movies never before screened to a Sri Lankan public and representing the best of European cinema.
Under the unifying thread of immigration, the 9 chosen films provide us with an opportunity to reflect on the importance of family, the relationship with others and the lingering attachment to one’s country of origin.

This year’s edition will be launched on October 6th with the screening of the internationally acclaimed french film “Bande de Filles” (2014) by Céline Sciamma.

All movies will be presented in their original version with english subtitles. Debates and discussions will follow each screening.


Free entrance.
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