Days Of Cinema, 4th edition, we screened 77 Palestinian and international films, 5000 people attended the screenings, including 2000 kids attending the kids’ screenings, a short narrative and a feature-length documentary films were granted the Sunbird Award now in its second edition, 21 international industry guests attended days of cinema among them filmmakers who had the chance to present their films. FilmLab tried to host Arab guests from the industry, but unfortunately Israeli authorities did not grant them permissions in time.
- Establishing Sunbird Production Award, a cooperation of Filmlab: Palestine, Aarhus Film workshop and MAD Solutions, in its first edition and during Days Of Cinema Festival, 10 short film projects were eligible for this award.
- Three international Sunbird Award juries announced the winners of the 3 Sunbird Award competitions during the closing ceremony.
- Palestine Film Meetings (PFM), launched under the umbrella of Days of Cinema Festival, PFM is a networking platform for Palestinian and international film professionals, by holding meetings for students or filmmakers where they present their projects or career goals to top industry professionals attending Days of Cinema, it is also an opportunity for international film producers, festival programmers, and distributors to meet with Palestinian filmmakers and talents. This first edition also held 8 PFM Talks, all open to the public, with film professionals.