Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival

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Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival will be organised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting through the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) in Mumbai from January 27 to January 31, 2023.

An overview of the news

  • The SCO Film Festival is being organised during the Presidency of India in the SCO.

  • The festival aims to build cinematic partnership, act as a bridge between the cultures of different countries in the SCO and create harmony among the film communities of the SCO members through a collective cinematic experience.

  • A total of 57 films from SCO countries will be screened at the SCO Film Festival. In which 14 feature films will be screened in the competition section and 43 films will be screened in the non-competition section.

  • Marathi film Godavari directed by Nikhil Mahajan and Gujarati film 'The Last Film Show' directed by Pan Nalin have been nominated from India.

  • Shoojit Sircar's Sardar Udham, SS Rajamouli's period film RRR SCO focus are included in the country.

About SCO

  • SCO is a multilateral organisation, which was established on 15 June 2001.

  • Headquarters - Beijing, China

  • Member Country

  • Eight member countries - China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

  • three observer states - Belarus, Iran and Mongolia

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