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Ibadan International Film Festival aims to honor and showcase outstanding achievements in global cinema

Ibadan International Film Festival

As a testament to its commitment to promoting diverse cinematic expressions, the Ibadan International Film Festival announces its much-anticipated third edition aims to provide a platform for filmmakers, enthusiasts, and industry professionals to converge, exchange ideas, and celebrate the art of storytelling through film.

This year’s festival scheduled to take place from September 19th to 21st, 2024, in Ibadan, Oyo State promises to be a spectacular showcase of global cinematic excellence, featuring a carefully curated selection of compelling films from around the world.

Speaking on the key highlights of the 2024 Ibadan International Film Festival, Head of Media and Communications, Mr. Femi Alagbala, said that attendees should expect a rich and diverse selection of films spanning various genres, languages, and cultures.

The festival embraces the power of storytelling to bridge cultural gaps and foster understanding. Industry professionals will lead informative workshops and engaging panel discussions, providing insights into the evolving landscape of filmmaking, distribution, and the impact of technology on the industry.

Filmmakers, producers, and enthusiasts will have ample opportunities to connect, collaborate, and build lasting relationships during networking sessions and social events throughout the festival.

“Beyond the cinematic experience, the festival will celebrate the local culture of Ibadan, offering attendees a chance to immerse themselves in the city’s rich history, traditions, and vibrant arts scene.

“The festival will culminate in a grand awards ceremony recognizing outstanding contributions to the world of filmmaking. Categories include Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and many more.

“Filmmakers are invited to submit their entries for consideration in various categories. Submissions can be made through the official festival website www.iiff.ng

“The Ibadan International Film Festival looks forward to welcoming filmmakers and film enthusiasts from around the globe for an unforgettable celebration of cinema and cultural exchange.

“The Ibadan International Film Festival is a premier platform that celebrates and promotes the art of filmmaking. With a commitment to diversity and cultural exchange, the festival aims to showcase outstanding films while fostering connections within the global film community,” he said.

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