Big boost for local filmmakers

09 June 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The Kino Namibia 48hr Film Festival was boosted with an amount of N$148 000 thanks to FNB’s FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust.

According to Jane Katjavivi of the trust, the bank committed to sponsor and help develop visual arts, film, pottery, poetry, dance, song, and theatre projects in Namibia. “We will continue to support initiatives like Kino Namibia that aim to promote diversity in the field of arts and culture and provide opportunities for newcomers to develop their skills.”

Executive Secretary of the Namibia Film Commission Florence Haifeni, thanked FNB Namibia for their support, adding that “The Namibian Film Commission believes that by providing this platform, Kino Namibia, young people are able to tell authentic Namibian stories about issues that affect them. Kino Namibia cuts across cultures, age and gender and has a great impact on skills transfer in the local film industry.”

The Kino Namibia Film Festival, now in its third year, enables films to be created and curated within an intense 48-hour period. It is intended to strengthen ties between media professionals and newcomers to the film industry, and to be a platform for the exchange of ideas, where people can learn from each other and identify opportunities for collaboration.

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