Steps, International Short Film Festival kicks off in Lattakia

 

Lattakia, SANA More than 39 films from Syria and other Arab and foreign countries took part in the 3rd edition of Steps, International Short Film Festival, which kicked off in Lattakia on Friday and scheduled to be concluded next Thursday.

Deputy Director General of Syria’s General Organization of Cinema Basem Khabaz said that the 3rd session of the Festival was featured by the wide participation of non-Syrian films.

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The Festival has started two years ago by youths’  efforts and dreams despite the critical situation Syria is witnessing to be a Syrian cross-border project which presents the true image, history and culture of the Syrian youth, Director of the Festival Majed Younis said.

Chairman of the Festival’s Higher Committee, Ghaiyath Salman said that more than 25 texts from various Syrian provinces participated in the new scenario competition with other participations from Egypt and Morocco.

H. Zain / Ghossoun

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