FUNN presents rich world of cinema to young visitors at Sharjah Children Reading Festival 2018

SHARJAH, As part of its participation at the 10th Sharjah Children Reading Festival, which concludes today, FUNN, the Sharjah-based entity dedicated to enabling younger generations’ specialised access and training in the world of film and media arts, presented an awe-inspiring collection of films handpicked from around the world to its young audience.

A selection of the latest short films rich in plot and character, whose messages were conveyed through simple concepts that easily captured young imaginations was put together by FUNN in partnership with the Ministry of Education. FUNN took special care to classify the film categories on the basis of suitable age groups.

Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of FUNN and Director of Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival said, “The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival is one of the most important annual cultural events dedicated to children. Through an inexhaustible array of offerings, the festival plays a pivotal role in unleashing the young generation’s creative potential, and advances their intellectual skills and cognitive abilities with experiences that integrate arts, academic learning, culture and languages.”

“Through our participation here, we have brought a great collection of short films to children, which have inspired them to delve into the aesthetic dimensions of visual arts, and have had the opportunity to think about how messages that enrich the experiences and knowledge of viewers can be transmitted through the art of cinema,” she added.

Source: Emirates News Agency