Alliance

NIFF: A member of the Belt & Road Film Festival Alliance (BRFFA)

Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) is one of the 31 institutions from 29 countries, and the only member from Nepal, allied under the Belt & Road Film Festival Alliance to promote cooperation for the development of film and culture. The alliance came into existence in June 2018 during this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), and promotes mutual collaboration and cooperation between its member film institutions in the Belt & Road areas.

The Vision

Film, as an essential medium of cultural exchange among people of all countries, has long been a major channel of different civilizations to reach a mutual understanding. The inheritance, development and promotion of film culture require efforts from each relevant cultural organizations and film institutions around the world. Beyond all that, these organizations and institutions should strengthen exchanges and cooperation to reach a better development prospect and more practically, enrich the choices of film watching for the international audience. Thus, under the context of the Belt and Road Initiative, film institutions and festivals from 29 countries gathered at the Shanghai International Film Festival 2018, and agreed to establish a film cultural exchange and cooperation alliance, which aims to achieve the following goals in the upcoming years:

1. Intensify the cultural spread and exchanges in the means of films.

2. Enhance the communication and understanding of each country’s customs and cultural traditions in the means of films.

3. Advance the holding of film exhibition in respective festivals and organizations from our countries.

4. Advance the recommendation of jury members and guests for film
festivals as well as related events from our countries.

5. Foster a collaborative relationship in film production and distribution
from our countries.

6. Set up and improve the information sharing mechanism among our
festivals and organizations.

Member Institutions

Institution/Festival

Country

Minsk International Film Festival

Belarus

Sofia International Film Festival

Bulgaria

Vancouver International Film Festival

Canada

Shanghai International Film Festival

China

Cairo International Film Festival

Egypt

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Estonia

Georgian National Film Center

Georgia

Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Greece

Miskolc International Film Festival

Hungary

Mumbai Film Festival

India

Indonesia Film Board

Indonesia

Silk Road International Film Festival

Ireland

ANICA

Italy

Eurasia International Film Festival

Kazakhstan

Kazakhfilm JSC

Kazakhstan

National Film Center of Latvia

Latvia

NDU International Film Festival

Lebanon

Vilnius International Film Festival

Lithuania

Malaysian International Film Festival

Malaysia

Nepal International Film Festival

Nepal

EYE Film Insitute Netherlands

Netherlands

New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand

Quezon City International Film Festival

Philippines

Polish Film Institute

Poland

Warsaw Film Festival

Poland

Transilvania International Film Festival

Romania

Moscow International Film Festival

Russia

The National Federation of Motion Pictures and Contents

Thailand

Istanbul Film Festival

Turkey

Ukrainian Motion Picture Association

Ukraine

New York Asian Film Festival

U.S.A