7th Sharjah International Film Festival for Children & Youth



FUNN, the Sharjah-based organisation that promotes media arts learning among children and youth, will be announcing the full agenda of the 7th edition of Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF), at a press conference tomorrow (Monday) in Sharjah’s Zero 6 Mall at 9:00am.

The timetable and locations of movie screenings in the upcoming edition, celebrity guests and renowned filmmakers who will be visiting the festival this year, and other notable details of the festival, which runs from October 13-18 will be shared at this press event. The list of workshops that will be delivered, and this year’s SIFF awards jury members who will be choosing the top submissions from in all seven categories will also be shared.

FUNN invites all media representatives, photographers and those interested in learning about the programme of the upcoming edition of SIFF to attend.

SIFF is the first event of its kind in the region dedicated to bringing the nation’s young populace closer to cinema and culture. It is organised under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA). Actor and director, Abdullah Al Junaibi will be attending the press conference. The Emirati national has many awards under his belt, with the latest one at the 14th Dubai Film Festival in 2017 where he won the best director award.

This edition, SIFF will be celebrating Sharjah’s recognition by UNESCO as World Book Capital 2019, by focusing on book-inspired cinema and help young audiences see the role of literature in shaping and nurturing the arts, especially films.

In the previous edition, the festival screened 138 films that were selected from among 502 films from almost 54 countries.


Latest Press Releases

An innovative fuel service from ENOC – delivering fuel at the doorstep of businesses and fleets



Venue: Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) and Zero 6 Mall in Sharjah



Opens three service stations that will serve Al Nahda, Sharjah Industrial Area 3 and Al Yarmook



Abu Dhabi residents can apply for visas to visit 28 countries at the new centre



Witnesses SBA–Casa MoU signing to promote Emirati culture in Spain



42nd Melbourne Marathon Festival held in the Australian city



Most Viewed Recent Press Releases

Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a JV of Tata and Singapore Airlines, yesterday inaugurated ...


Moorfields endorses taking precautions to get the most out of the season while decreasing any risk


? Students in the UAE will receive their results on the morning of Thursday, August 22, 2019.


Emirates Aviation University has introduced an “international student study package”, offering financial ...


The 9-1 grading scale was applied across all Pearson Edexcel International GCSE subjects this year


An innovative fuel service from ENOC – delivering fuel at the doorstep of businesses and fleets


Related Links_

Google ADS

Other Info_


Health Care

Multi Specialty medical facilities, government hospitals & private clinics



Nurseries, Kindergardens, Schools, Colleges, Universities & Higher Education


Popular Restaurants

Dining in Dubai - selection of restaurants where you can relax & enjoy a variety of cuisines of choice

Jobs at Dubai_

Find latest Dubai Jobs & Vacancies from placement agencies, employers & recruitment consultants in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & other Emirates in UAE.

Dubai Tours & Packages_

Book quality Dubai tours, best Dubai holiday packages with visas & Dubai hotel booking with special offers & discounts


Unsupported Browser

This website includes CSS elements that your browser does not support. Please upgrade your browser to a current version, then come back and try again.

Upgrade your Browser for more experience

Chrome Firefox Safari Edge