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Chinese climate change film festival launches new journey in Katowice

China's leading climate change film festival will be held for the fourth time in October 2019, in the southern city of Shenzhen, the organizing committee announced at the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change on Thursday, in Katowice, Poland.


The organizing committee of the Handle Climate Change Film Festival holds a press conference at COP24 in Katowice, Poland on Dec. 6, 2018. (Photo/China.org.cn)

China's leading climate change film festival will be held for the fourth time in October 2019, in the southern city of Shenzhen, the organizing committee announced at the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change on Thursday, in Katowice, Poland.

The committee took the opportunity to invite entries from all over the world for awards to be made at the 2019 event.

The Handle Climate Change Film Festival (HCCFF) is the world's first of its type dedicated to highlighting climate change through films to raise public awareness of the threat it poses to human survival.

Since 2015, HCCFF has been held three times in Shenzhen, so far accepting 4,056 films on climate change from over 100 countries and regions.

Sun Zhen, deputy director general of the Department of Climate Change of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, said the film festival had become "a brand of China on climate communication," and an important platform to spread knowledge on climate change.

 


Author:Li Xiaohua
Source:China.org.cn
Date:Dec 10,2018