Azerbaijan: Baku to host ‘Euro Tolerance’ festival in October

United Cultures
United Cultures

The Euro Tolerance Festival “Imagine” will take place in the Azerbaijani capital Baku between 12 and 20 October. The festival, which is organised by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan in collaboration with the Embassies of EU Member States and the United Cultures organisation, will include musical performances, a photo and video contest, art exhibitions, film screenings, debates and discussions with internationally acclaimed film directors..

The event will expose the Azerbaijani audience to the documentary genre and support local documentary filmmakers by encouraging the production and screening of local films. Film screenings will be complemented with discussions and debates on various social issues with the participation of local and international film professionals.

20 European documentary films on the theme of tolerance and diversity will be presented in the framework of DokuBaku International Documentary Film Festival, which will be taking place during the same period and is connected to the Euro Tolerance Festival. It will bring a selection of distinguished non-fiction and documentary films from all around the world to an Azerbaijani audience. The main theme of this first editions festival is “testing reality”, through which various new approaches to social and cultural matters will be explored.

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Press release in Azerbaijani