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Moving Image Hosted Top-Notch Kannywood Players to an Orientation Seminar on Upcoming KILAF Festival

On the 26th Day of July 2018 a KILAF Sensitization Forum for Kannywood Practitioners was held at Horizon Hotel, Kano. Prominent personalities that graced the occasion include Hamisu Lamido Iyantama, Ibrahim Mandawari, Alhassan Kwalle, BabaKarami, Salisu Officer, Producer Usman Muazu, Balaraba Ramat-Yakubu, Fatima Aminu Dabo, Aisha Halilu, Umma Ali, Khalid Musa and Bala Anas Babinlata. During the forum the Founder/CEO of KILAF All. Abdulkareem Mohammed explained the significance of the event. He reiterated the signa=ificance of producing films in indigenous African Language in order to preserve and promote them in the global scheme of films. He solicited the support of Kannywood Practitioners in ensuring that the event is staged successfully and made an annual event. He also called on public and private sectors to sponsor some of the activities of the festival. The festival Director Nasiru Baffah Muhammad explained the festival programme and the registration procedure. On their part, the Kannywood Practitioners present expressed their willingness to support the initiative and also pledge to register in the various activities of the festival.
Goodwill messages were presented by the representatives of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information and Culture, Comrade Abdullahi Shanono and that of the Executive Secretary of the Kano State Censors Board Idris Musa. Both The Ministry of Information and The Kano State Censors Board promised to support the initiative.

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The only way you can know about whether your film is eligible for this contest is when your movie has been assessed by the Preview Team of the festival you will be notified accordingly.

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The major stakeholders of this festival are African indigenous language filmmakers, exhibitors, distributors, academics, broadcasters, public and private sector.

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