A festival of short films on Buddhist themes is being held to mark the Sambuddha Jayanthi.
The film festival was inaugurated by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa at the BMICH premises yesterday. It is jointly organized by the Asia World Foundation, the National Film Corporation and the BMICH.
Several selected local and international short Buddhist films are being screened. The Film festival is open to the public free of charge. It will end tomorrow. Among those present at the inauguration of Festival was Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.