2001.9.4. ~ 2001.9.13.
The 8th Pyongyang Film Festival of the Non-Aligned and other Developing Countries took place in Pyongyang, the capital city of DPRK from September 4th to 13th in Juche 90 (2001).
67 organizations from 37 countries and 2 international missions participated in the festival and 100 films were submitted among over 400 films.
The desire of humankinds and the demands of era to live in the free and peaceful world without any aggression, war, domination and subordination are reflected to the excellent and particular lives of several countries and nations in the films submitted to the festival and thus it gives a deep impression.
As a result of fair judgment of the international jury members from DPRK, China, Cuba, Egypt and Indonesia, Russian Feature Film "the Star" was awarded Gold Torch Prize, the best prize of the festival.
During the festival, film makers from several countries conducted film exchange more actively through film market and exchange their opinions about problems in the film production.
During the stay in Pyongyang, festival participants esteemed their feelings of admiration and respect to Chairman