The Benin City Film Festival is gearing up for its 6th edition, and I am thrilled to share the latest update with you all!

Yesterday, the Benin City Film Festival team had the incredible honor of visiting the office of the Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism, and Diaspora Affairs. It was a momentous occasion as we discussed the upcoming festival and its preparations with the esteemed commissioner.

The team was warmly received, and the meeting was filled with enthusiasm, creativity, and a shared passion for promoting arts, culture, and tourism. We presented our plans for the 6th edition of the Benin City Film Festival, scheduled to take place from the 9th to the 12th of November, 2023.

With great pride, we announced that the theme for this year’s festival will be “Film and Food Culture.” This exciting theme aims to celebrate the captivating fusion of cinema and culinary arts, highlighting the profound influence of food on our cultural heritage and storytelling.

We are thrilled to bring together filmmakers, actors, artists, and food enthusiasts from across the globe to explore the intersection of film and culinary traditions. From thought-provoking documentaries to mouthwatering culinary showcases, the festival promises to be a feast for the senses!

During our visit, we discussed various initiatives, workshops, and screenings that will be part of the festival. We also expressed our commitment to showcasing local talent, promoting cultural exchange, and supporting emerging filmmakers.

As the Benin City Film Festival team, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism, and Diaspora Affairs for their unwavering support. Their vision and dedication will undoubtedly contribute to making this edition of the festival an unforgettable experience for all participants.

Stay tuned for more updates as we unveil the exciting lineup of films, guest speakers, and culinary experiences that will captivate and inspire us all. Save the date and mark your calendars for the 6th Benin City Film Festival from November 9th to 12th, 2023. Let’s celebrate the magic of film and the richness of our food culture together!

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By osibanews

Eliel Otote A is an Actor and Filmmaker, with a bias for journalism. He was a freelance feature writer with the Nigerian Observer in the 80's in Benin City, he also presented programmes on both radio and television. Eliel is the Editor and Publisher of OSIBAnews Network Magazine, of which this blog is an affiliate.

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