Baku to host VII European Film Festival

Baku to host VII European Film Festival

28 October 2016, 11:17 2776
The 7th European Film Festival is due to be held in Baku from November 3 to 12.

Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard told a press conference on Thursday that the festival is being organized in cooperation with Park Bulvar shopping mall.

Malena Mard noted that 19 European films will be screened during the event.

"There will be a number of categories. These films, which are absolutely for free, will let the viewers get an insight into European culture from different angles.

She said there will also be an essay competition for reporters and viewers during the festival.

"After watching the movies, reporters will write an article and viewers will write an essay on the film and publish it on the Baku Delegation’s Facebook page. The author of the best article and the best essay will be sent to a film festival which is to take place in Berlin in February,” Malena Mard said.

Director General of the Park Cinema networks Namig Guliyev, who was attending the press conference, said that on November12 the movie "Red Garden,” made by Azerbaijan film studio, will be screened during the festival.

"The film is a new one. It has been presented for the festival by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism,” he said.