Chinese Film Festival kicks off at PNCA

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ISLAMABAD, Jul 3 (APP):One of the largest Chinese cultural events, Chinese Film Festival, Wednesday opened with the screening of hit Chinese movie ‘The Founding of a Republic’ here at Pakistan National Council of Arts.

In collaboration with Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the festival aimed to promote the celebrations of the 70th founding anniversary of People’s Republic of China and the 68th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between China and Pakistan.

The event is a combined launched by Chinese Embassy, China Cultural Center in Pakistan and China Film Archive to introduce one of the best Chinese work in cinema to the people of Pakistan as top Chinese films will be screened for local audiences till 6th of July.

According to the schedule released by PNCA, the festival started off with the screening of first movie named ‘The Founding of a Republic (2009)’ at 8am in PNCA auditorium.

On July 4, the movies “Brotherhood of Blades II” to be screened at 11 am followed by lunch at 1 pm then next movies will be screened are “Ashima” at 2pm and “Taste of Rice Flower” at 5pm in PNCA Auditorium while “Operation Mekong” at 11 am, Himalayas: Laddar to Paradise at 2 pm and “The Taste of Rice Flower” at 4 pm will be screened in PNCA Lecture Hall.