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Organisers move Abuja International Film Festival to November

The Abuja International Film Festival has been rescheduled and is now expected to hold in November 2018.

The organisers of the Abuja international film festival have announced a change of date for the week long film festival.
The announcement was made by Temitope Duker, the Festival Director in a statement sent to Pulse.

Duker said, “The 15th Abuja international film festival has been shifted from 29th – 30th October 2018 to 26th – 28th November 2018. Same venue and time.”

Speaking on the reason for the change of date, Duker said it is to enable the team make better and appropriate plans for the 15th edition of the film festival.

“The shift is as a result of logistics reasons and fine tuning arrangements for a memorable 15th anniversary celebration of the festival. We regret the inconveniences this shift may cause.

“However, the college of screeners will release the list of nominees ahead of the award on Wednesday 24th at 6pm GMT,” the film festival director disclosed.

This year’s edition of the film festival is scheduled to hold at the Silverbird Gallery

Abuja International Film Festival

The festival offers a contemporary and liberal platform for the filmmakers of the World to exhibit the excellence of the film art form.

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Founded by filmmaker, Fidelis Duker, the aim is mainly to contribute to the understanding and appreciation of cultures of different nations.

The Festival Committee reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, or which could offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination.

Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Film Festival Office.

An award ceremony is held on the last day of the festival to reward some of the best films screened at the film festival.

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