Egypt promotes African tourism with African film festival
Egypt, March 21 – Egypt has been a frontier in promoting the African tourism by bringing filmmakers from around the continent to showcase their ideas and talents. The African film festival brings the filmmakers together to share their diverse stories and creativity as they seek to exchange information regarding the industry.
The 7th edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) is on-going with the African movie industry seeming to continue growing. The culmination of the key players in the market offers a wide network of opportunities any participant can benefit from. Business ideas and partnerships could find their way through for the benefit of the industry.
Africa is rich in culture, diverse culture and the festival offers a learning opportunity for the filmmakers to learn more. Egypt, being the host nation gives other African countries an opportunity to be partakers of their culture, history which has always had the attention of many and food as well. It is a tourism strategy that undoubtedly pays off in the long run.
The event recognizes young and upcoming filmmakers, giving guidance and tips to make it in their industry. The industry seeks at ways of conveying the beautiful culture of Africa to the world, painting a worthwhile picture to the foreign countries. This boosts the chances of tourism for the African countries.
Africa is wealthy in tourism destinations that have helped governments harvest bountifully from the industry. The platform challenges the countries to imbibe some aspects of other African cultures to improve their tourism sector.
Kenya and Rwanda were among the countries represented and their achievements in the movie industry have not gone unnoticed. Uganda on the other end had one of its productions nominated in a category. The African movie industry is growing and evolving.