The Little Art, a non-profit organizationfor non-formal education in Pakistan has announced the dates for the 2014 season of their annual International Children’s Film Festival [ICFF] in Pakistan. This will be the 4th iteration of the ICFF in Karachi and will take place from 20th – 23rd October in collaboration with the Teacher’s Resource Centre and Cinepax Cinema. Lahore will host its 6th iteration of ICFF in collaboration with Cinepax Cinema from 10th – 15th November at Cinepax Cinema and FaizGhar. Renowned personalities including artist and educationist SalimaHashmi, filmmaker Imran Babur, documentary film maker Samar Minallah Khan and writer AsgharNadeem Syed are expected to be among the attendees at the LahoreICFF (LICFF).
Speaking of the International Children’s Film Festival Shoaib Iqbal, Director of The Little Art and the ICFF said, “The process of refining children’s cinema and allowing children to adapt to a more interactive form of learning is a good enough reason to think that the International Children’s Film Festival is a one of a kind project.”
The Little Art [TLA] is anon-profit organization, devoted to promoting arts education in Pakistan. Indeed the TLA team is driven by the belief that the arts have the potential to provide larger intermediary learning spaces and opportunities to bridge the gap between imparting new ideas and formal education with its ability tocaptivate children through numerous avenues to think, create, inspire and act positively.