September 13, 2008

North Korean Agency Reports 11th Pyongyang Film Festival Due on 17- 26 September

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA

[Headline as provided by source.]

Pyongyang, September 13 (KCNA) - The 11th Pyongyang International Film Festival will be held here from September 17 to 26 amid the expectation and concern of the world people and progressive movie persons.

To be screened during the festival will be films contributed by at least 70 organizations from more than 40 countries and international organizations.

The festival will involve a contest in full-length, documentary and short films and shows of special and information films.

There will be also a preview of a Korean film.

Successful participants will receive a torch prize, a special prize of the international jury of the festival, a special prize of the organizing committee of the festival and awards for special shows.

Originally published by KCNA, Pyongyang, in English 0331 13 Sep 08.

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