The Cultural department of the Consulate General of France in Jeddah organized on November 11th with Dar Al Hekma girl University in Jeddah screenings of animated shorts as part of the “Fête du Cinéma d’Animation”.
The films were directed by students from the School of images Gobelins in Paris. Most of them were awarded and selected in famous festivals.
The screenings were shown as part of an exhibition on the exploration of the history of animation organized by the Visual Communication Department of University Dar Al Hekma to learn about first animated films, early cinematic inventions and flipbooks. The screenings of animated films gave an insight to the students on Gobelins’ expertise in animated films and the studying and creative opportunities in France.