‘YES TO CHILDREN AND YES TO WORLD PEACE!’November 13, 2016
Sharing with you an invitation to the 2016 Universal Kids Film Festival to be held in Istanbul, Turkey from its Festival Founder and Directress herself, Rowena Martinez Ulayan, a friend and colleague from the UP Film Center in the Philippines. For inquiries, call Tel: 90-535-820-0733.
It is a pleasure to present to you the 4th edition of the Universal Kids Film Festival which will be held from the 26th – 30th of November 2016 at the Akatlar Kültür Merkezi and Ortakoy Kültür Merkezi in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.
With the support of the Beşiktaş City Government this event features not only films made by adults for children, but also, films made by children for children. A special selection from the UNICEF Top Ten Cartoons on Children’s Rights and Videos from The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will also be shown. The opening film on the Gala Night, ‘The Pearl’ is an award winning Iranian Movie by Sirous Hasan Pour. The corollary activities include filmmaking and acting workshops seminars and talks on children’s media and cultural events focusing on selected countries.
The theme of the festival is ‘PEACE’. Following Mahatma Gandhi’s words, ‘If you want lasting peace start with the Children’. This festival is our offering to the young and the young at heart and our way of saying:
‘YES TO CHILDREN AND YES TO WORLD PEACE’
May we count on your continued support!
[Click to see the program, 1-program-table-2016]