The 12th Lahore International Children’s Film Festival (LICFF) begins today on Starzplay by Cinepax. Presenting in collaboration with 24 national and international organizations, the festival is showing 158 films from 24 countries in 16 languages.
Three inaugural sessions were held to mark the beginning of the festival. The guest speakers included representatives from partner organizations sharing their views and well wishes for the festival.
These included Dr. Fouzia Saeed – Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), Kamran Lashari – Director General Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Saman Rai – Executive Director Alhamra Arts Council, Arif Baig Mohamed – Chairman Cinepax Group and StarzPlay, Talha Ali Kushvaha – Executive Director Lok Virsa, Islamabad, Valerie Khan – Executive Director, Group Development Pakistan, Baela Raza Jamil – CEO Idara-e-Taleem–Aagahi (ITA), Saddam Siddique – I Am Karachi, Tabindah Jabeen – Teachers’ Resource Center (TRC), Prof.
Sajida Haider Vandal – Vice Chancellor, Institute of Art and Culture, Allauddin Jameel, Doaba Foundation, Haya Fatima Iqbal – Documentary Association of Pakistan, Raziq Faheem – College of Youth Activism and Development (CYAAD).