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UPDATED: 13:07, May 21, 2007
European film festival to be held in Myanmar
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A European film festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the European Union (EU) will be held in Myanmar's Yangon in the second week of June, the local Weekly Eleven News reported Monday.

The 16th European Film Festival, which lasts from June 9 to 16, will take place at the Nay Pyi Daw Cinema with films produced from Italy, England, Germany and France to be screened, the report said.

This year's European film festival, which is also a regular one organized in Myanmar annually, will be sponsored by Germany, rotating chairman of the EU.

Screening in the film festival will be films produced in the last decade and selected to suit the taste of Myanmar audiences, cultural officials of the participating countries were quoted as saying.

These films include "Pane e tulipani" and "Tornado a case" of Italy, "Alles auf zucker" and "Das leben der anderen" of Germany, "Sister in law" and "Stormbreaker" of England and "Les Brigades du tigre" and "Mon petitdoigt m'a dit" of France.

All films will be provided with English subtitles, the report added.

Meanwhile, during last March/April, a Japanese film festival was also held in Yangon and Mandalay respectively to boost cultural exchange between the two countries.

Earlier in November last year, a first-ever South Korean film festival was also launched in Yangon.

Source: Xinhua

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