By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Kaduna International Film Festival, (KADIFF), has called on Kaduna State Government, private organizations, and well meaning individuals to invest and support the movie industry in the state.
Founder of KADIFF, Mr. Israel Audu, made the call during a press briefing at the 2nd Edition of the festival held in Kaduna on Monday.
According to him, the 2nd edition of the festival will commenced on August 20, 2019 at AfriNet Cinema, Unguwan Maijero in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
Audu disclosed that the festival was initiated out of zeal and passion for entertainment.
He promised that this year’s edition would be five days of fun and captivating moment from master classes, film screenings, panel discussions, exhibition, tourism, among others.
Speaking on the theme; “The Impact of Entertainment On Youth and the Girl Child In the Society”, Audu said it is very unpleasant how some youth today engage in crimes and criminal related activities such as drugs and cybercrimes.
He added that the way out of it is to educate the girl child, because when you educate the girl child, you are educating the society because they are the pillars and bedrock of every household.
“Therefore, their welfare and education should be paramount,” he said.