The 22nd European film festival will be held at Nay Pyi Taw Cinema in Yangon this month aimed at forging cultural links between Myanmar and Europe, according to a press release issued here Wednesday.
The 11-day film festival, starting Sept. 12, is organized by the Embassy of France in collaboration with the Embassies of Czech Republic Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Poland and Switzerland.
Films about friendship, forgiveness, social and environmental issues, love, sports or music will be screened, giving an insight into European ways of life and thought to the Myanmar audience.
This year's festival aims to show the diversity of the European cultural wealth through presenting documentaries, animated films and fictions.
These films on screen with English subtitles include The Snows of the Kilimanjaro (France), The Illusionist (France), Barbara (Germany), You Can't Take the Church Out of the Village (Germany), More Than Honey (Switzerland), Hoselupf (Switzerland), Quartet (GreatBritain), You've Been Trumped (Britain), Leaving (Czech Republic), A Wonderful Summer (Poland) and Something Sweet (Israel) .