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Government Promises To Support Arts

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Binwell Mpundu

Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu says the government will continue to provide a conducive environment for the movie industry to help speed up the growth of the creative arts in the country.

Mr Mpundu said the Zambia movie industry has potential and once invested in can create jobs for youths across the country.

The Kitwe District commissioner was speaking during the Sotambe film festival media briefing in Kitwe.

And, Sotambe Director Martina Mwanza said the 2019 Sotambe film festival which will run from September 21st to 29th has attracted over 300 entries from within and outside the country.

Source – ZNBC

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