As is known, the Council on State Support to Non-Governmental Organizations under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan holds Film Festival with the Union of Cinematographers of the Republic of Azerbaijan (UCRA) with the aim of presenting the works done by NGOs for the promotion of national interests of our country in international arena, development of different fields of our culture and public life with the financial support of the Council. Jury, which includes professional film experts, was established for this purpose.
Meeting of the Jury was held in the Council today. Chairman of the Council, MP Azay Guliyev gave detailed information about the works done by the council since its establishment for the protection of our national interests and solution of the public problems that concern the society.
Shafiga Mammadova, USSR State Prize Laureate, People's Artist, Professor, Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers, said that the initiative is commendable and organization of the Festival serves the development of film and culture. Shafiga Mammadova emphasized that film is a very efficient tool for taking enlightenment measures regarding all fields of public life.