Three Cambodian Children Films To Compete in the Asian International Film and Video Festival in Japan
AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2012 —
Three out of 16 pieces of short film, screened at the Preliminary in-country Contest for the Asian International Children Film and Video Festival to be held in Japan in November, have been selected.
The three winning films are the masterpieces of students from Tuol Tompoung and Wat Koh High Schools in Phnom Penh and Hun Sen Sereipheap High School in Takmao, Kandal province.
This preliminary contest took place here yesterday at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC).
According to the Embassy of Japan in Cambodia, the contest is organized by the Embassy of Japan in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the CJCC for the purpose of promoting mutual understanding among students in Asia.
The selected theme this year is “The Meaning of Life”, said the embassy, stressing that 36 pieces of 3 minutes short film were submitted by students of 8 high schools in and around Phnom Penh.
The 3 winning groups in this preliminary contest will be invited to Japan by the government of Japan in November to participate in the final round of the aforementioned festival which will be held in Minami Awaji City, on Nov. 24, it said.
High school students selected from Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Chinese Taipei, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia and Japan are also invited to the festival, it added.
By KHAN Sophirom