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7th Sep 2021

  Annecy at Dubai World Expo 

A selection of short films by Annecy International Animation Film Festival to be screened at France Pavilion at Dubai World Expo.

The France Pavilion at Dubai World Expo, due to be held from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022, is delighted to welcome the Annecy International Animation Film Festival as an institutional partner. During the six-month long mega event, the Annecy Festival will present an exceptional selection of short films for each thematic fortnight of the Pavilion.

"I am delighted to welcome the Annecy Festival as an Institutional sponsor, which will contribute with a selection of short films made specially to cope with each thematic fortnight. The festival’s valuable resources will enhance French creativity and innovative ideas in all topics related to the Sustainable Development Goals."
Commissioner General for France at Expo 2020 Dubai, and Chairman of Cofrex

"We pride ourselves on being part of the France Pavilion’s events, and its unifying project that highlights French creativity, talent, businesses and savoir-faire.
This is truly the very core of the Annecy Festival, and we are eager to showcase, through the different events, the richness of the animation industry that we regard as the cinema of universality and diversity
Mickael MARIN
CEO CITIA/Annecy Festival

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