- Presidents of Film Festivals Talk on Diplomacy of Silk Road Cities
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Chen Ye, vice mayor of Fuzhou
Forum of the Silk Road Image City of 2nd SRIFF was held in Fuzhou on Sept. 26th. Ambassadors, directors, presidents of film festivals and scholars attended the forum to discuss on some issues. On the forum, SRIFF signs cooperation contract with Busan International Film Festival, Moscow International Film Festival, Göteborg Film Festival and Hawaii International Film Festival.
Forum of the Silk Road Image City of 2nd SRIFF was divided into the morning session and the afternoon session. Speeches, the round table meeting and signing ceremony were held on the morning session. Guests thought the film festival would promote the cooperation among countries and cities. They also thought the film festival would promote the economic development of city and help building city image.
The afternoon session was divided into the first half and second half. The first half was a meeting of mayors themed with ”film and television diplomacy and city branding”. The second half was the round table meeting themed with “film and television diplomacy and Silk Road culture”. Experts who attended the meeting thought the film is the most effective way of promoting city image.
It is hardly seen an international film festival to hold a forum to discuss on “films and city”. Through the Forum of the Silk Road Image City of 2nd SRIFF, the organizer hopes to enhance the cooperation between films and cities.