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1st INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF ENVIRONMENT FILM FESTIVALS

13 October , 2018, Seia_Portugal

 

CineEco, in collaboration with Green Film Network (GFN), will organize the 1st International Forum of Environmental Film Festivals in Seia, Portugal, next 13 October. The event will take place during the 24th edition of the CineEco festival, held from 13 to 20 of October.

This 1st Forum has the goal to bring together the 39 environment film festivals more important in the world, which form part of the Green Film Network (GFN), with the prupose to strengthening ties, promoting debate and reflection the importance of the audiovisual platforms that promote social changes and sustainability. This event also intends to contribute to a greater professionalization of the festivals, and organise a general meeting to discuss common issues to each festival.

The Forum will count with international importance figures that stand on environmental issues and the cinema, encouraging debate and reflection on concerns of the contemporary world.

With this initiative, the municipality of Seia, which has the support of Tourism Center of Portugal, intends to create a large international event in Seia, in order to affirm the territory, and strengthen the brand Serra da Estrela, in the tourism region's center context.