As part of the 13th International Muslim Cinema Festival, the Russia - Islamic World group held a roundtable on the role of cinema as an effective tool to ensure dialogue between cultures, an event co-moderated by Deputy Culture Minister Guzel Sharipova and Head of Tatarkino Milyausha Aituganova.

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"Our festival seeks to reveal the peace-loving nature of Islam. The festival has a lot of partners around the world," said the Deputy Culture Minister. 

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Guzel Sharipova said the Republic focuses on promoting local cinema.

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The roundtable was attended by film professionals from Bangladesh, Morocco, Egypt, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and other countries.