2nd ASPA Cinema Festival – South American and Arab Countries


2nd ASPA Cinema Festival – South American and Arab Countries presented 9 films from different origins focused on the same central subject: Arab culture. The festival took place at Cine Odeon Petrobras - in Rio de Janeiro - from the 20th to the 24th of May, 2009.

This free event is part of the cultural agenda of the 2nd meeting of Cultural Ministers from ASPA (South American and Arab Countries) and it is organized by MinC (Ministry of Culture) - through the Audiovisual Agency and the International Relations Board. The festival’s opening night was hosted by the Brazilian minister of culture Mr. Juca Ferreira on Wednesday the 20th of The ministers of culture of all the participating countries were also present.