Sharjah International Film Festival is dedicated to enhance the media literacy of children and youth, foster children’s & youth’s creativity.
Sharjah International Film Festival
From october 10 to 15
Sharjah International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFF) was launched in 2013. It is the first children & youth film festival in the country and the region, and it is a project of FUNN, an organization established by Sharjah government (under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah). The festival is dedicated to enhance the media literacy of children and youth, foster children’s & youth’s creativity and showcase the very best in filmmaking for, by and about children and young people.
- To educate children and youth of UAE about film and cinema;
- To expose them to international cultures and traditions from all over the world through cinema;
- To train children and youth to be future film makers by exposing them to creative, inspirational film makers;
- To foster local film makers and motivate them to produce children films for the children and youth of the UAE.