Mongolia selected highlighted country at 32nd Fribourg International Film Festival
ongolia was selected as a highlight country in the ‘New Territory’ Program of the 32nd edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF), Switzerland.
Mongolia was selected as a highlight country in the ‘New Territory’ Program of the 32nd edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF), Switzerland. In connection with it, a roundtable meeting on publicizing Mongolian cinematography was held on March 21, with the presence of members of the International Jury at FIFF 2018, Producer, film directors; and the Consul General and Director of Cooperation at the Swiss Cooperation Office of the Embassy of Switzerland in Mongolia.
Organized between March 16the and 25th, the FIFF 2018 screened 140 films from 52 countries including Mongolian films - “State of dogs” 1988, The men with Blue dots 2012, Remote control 2013, Yellow colt 2013, The Mother 2016, Passion 2010, Out of paradise 2017 and One life of two women 2015 and Ten soldiers of Genghis Khan 2012.
During the festival Purevdorj.V, Ambassador of Mongolia to the Swiss Confederation and permanent representative of Mongolia to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva met with the FIFF president, FIFF’s artistic director, and head of the Locarno film festival. Notably, at the meeting, it was agreed to invite Sophie Bourdon, head of the Locarno film festival, to the Ulaanbaatar international film festival to be held this autumn to publicize Mongolian cinema industry during the Locarno film festival 2020 and 2021.