International Film Festivals

An International Film Festival is plays an essential part in expanding the cinema culture globally in addition to providing international recognition. It is also a place where filmmakers from around world meet and share their idea. Therefore the role of film festivals in spreading of film culture cannot be ignored despite a lot of skepticism. There are about 3000 film festivals activearound the world. Some of them have been continuing with their activities for more than 50 years. Some of the oldest festivals are

Sadly, in the 85 year long history of film festivals their are also many instances of festivals ceasing their activities. On the other hand during  this period new festivals satrted their journey and had been able to establish themsleves as imporatant ones.

There are also few more festivals who are considered important and are accepted by their peers.