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Asia Journalist Association is media sponsor of Rakoda Film Festival

Asia Journalist Association is media sponsor of Rakoda Film Festival

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Asia Journalist Association President ALEXANDRIA: An agreement was reached between the Rakoda Film Platform, Asia Journalist Association and its digital and paper publications, The AsiaN (Next News Network), and Magazine N. The association and its various publications will be the media sponsor of the Rakoda Film Festival. Veteran Korean media figure Lee […]

Foreign Film industry invited to Kazan Film Market in KIMFF

Foreign Film industry invited to Kazan Film Market in KIMFF

XVIII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival. logo By Ashraf Aboul-Yazi President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: Kazan film market is one of the key events of the business platform of the XVIII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival. Regional film market will take place in Kazan State Institute of Culture on September 8, 2022. The presentation of […]

A woman victim of sexual violence wins Cannes’ Best Actress award

A woman victim of sexual violence wins Cannes’ Best Actress award

By Alireza Bahrami CANNES: The 75th Cannes Film Festival (2022) awarded one of its most special prizes to a woman who was a victim of sexual violence a few years ago. Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, the star of “Holy Spider” at the Cannes Film Festival, won the Best Actress award. The film is directed by Iranian director […]

Alexandria hosts Racoda Asian Film Festival 2022

Alexandria hosts Racoda Asian Film Festival 2022

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association ALEXANDRIA: Racoda, a digital platform interested in cinema, has announced preparations for the launch of the Racoda Asian Film Festival; exciting news, which relives the history of the Silk Road of caravans that set off from Asia to reach the Mediterranean Basin, north in Venice and south in […]

Tenants of the House: The novel, the film and the author

Tenants of the House: The novel, the film and the author

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid CAIRO: “Tenants of the House” is a socio-political film, inspired by the novel written by Dr. Wale Okediran, a medical doctor, former President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), and current general secretary of Pan African Writers Association (PAWA). I came to know Dr. Okediran when he invited me to be […]

The Necessity of Culture Journalism

  Speech delivered by Rahul Aijaz, Writer/Filmmaker, Film N’ Chips Media Productions, at the World Journalists Conference (WJC2022) “Hello everyone, I am Rahul Aijaz. I’m a writer, filmmaker and journalist from Pakistan. It’s wonderful to be part of the World Journalists Conference once again this year. The topic for today’s conference is ‘Society Changed by Journalists’. I would […]

Why a cultural boycott of Russia may not be the solution

Why a cultural boycott of Russia may not be the solution

By Rahul Aijaz KARACHI: 2022 has brought about an explosion of a conflict that has been boiling for many years – the Russia-Ukraine War, or as it should rather be phrased ‘the Russian invasion of Ukraine’. But it would be unfair for me to delve into the political circumstances that led to this or analyze the […]

Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

  DUBAI: Expo 2020 Dubai film aficionados are in for a treat at the Vietnam Pavilion until 5 January 2022. The Vietnamese Film Week was launched on Thursday as part of the country’s National Day, at Terra Auditorium with an address by Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Vietnam’s Commissioner General Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE news agency WAM […]

‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’ to be held on Oct. 5 – Nov. 12

‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’ to be held on Oct. 5 – Nov. 12

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary General, Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: Under the theme “All for Taekwondo in Everyday Life,” a taekwondo UCC contest will be held from October 5 to November 12, 2021. The 2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest, open to everyone who loves taekwondo at home and abroad, is hosted by the […]

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

  KAZAN: The Grand Prix of the XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival was awarded to “18 kilohertz” (Kazakhstan), the film directed by Farhat Sharipov. The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the film forum in the capital city of Tatarstan. The hosts of the celebration were the actress, honoured artist of the […]

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