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Film Title: I am the President

Artist: Elyas  Noori

Country: Afghanistan

Genre: Narrative

Time Category: Under 15 minutes

During the Jubilee Arts programme, Sara Janmohamed created and submitted a mandala — a geometric figure of spiritual significance — which was selected to be displayed at the International Arts Festival in Lisbon. The name of Hazrat Ali written in Arabic appears in the centre.

Young members of the Jamat had the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents through the Jubilee Arts initiative at various regional and national events around the world during the Diamond Jubilee year. Artists as young as 6 years of age submitted entries, and a number of them were selected to represent their Jamats at the International Arts Festival in Lisbon (IAF) last July.

Following the success of the first edition of Madagascar's National Arts Festival in 2018, a second edition of the festival was organised on March 23rd at the American Centre in Antananarivo.

Films from the Jubilee Arts International Film Festival, which took place in July 2018 during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, are now available to view online at https://the.ismaili/jubilee-arts/IFF2018.

The official Jubilee Arts International Film Festival trailer.

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