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11th Asian Film Festival Started in Jeddah

The 11th annual Asian Film Festival, by the Asian Consuls-General Club, started with the Indonesian film “Tenggelamnya kapal van der wijck” at the residence of  H.E Dr. Mohamad Hery Saripudin, consul general of Indonesia, Jeddah.

The film festival consists of 13 Asian countries; 10 movies from India, South Korea, China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia will be screened.

At the festival opening, more than 300 invitees, including Saudi dignitaries, diplomats, and movie lovers, attended the ceremony and enjoyed delicious Indonesian food.

The event started with traditional dance performed by kids which showcased the culture of Indonesia. Later the consul general of Indonesia along with the 13 Asian countries counsels unveiled the film festival logo.

Source: Albilad Daily