Screening of a selection of films from the South Asian region
The SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC), in keeping with its mandate of promoting culture in the region through different modes of art, will once again showcase films from the region as expressions of culture, bringing South Asian flms to the forefront of the international film world.
Directors of the nominated movies will also participate in workshops conducted to encourage and improve future productions.
Awards are presented under a number of categories at the end of the film festival. An international panel of judges select the winners under each category.
Since its inception in 2011, the SAARC Film Festival has been held in Sri Lanka and has gained a reputation for promoting and featuring some of the best films from the SAARC Region. The cinematic works presented are nominated by the SAARC Member States. A reputed panel of international judges select the best films, and several awards are presented as an incentive to continue producing quality, thought-provoking and representational films from the region.