Galle Film Festival, which is to be held from December 2nd to 6th,
has been postponed to next year, organizers said on Wednesday.
"Financial constraints (among others) have played a big part in the
decision to not to go ahead with the festival this year," Galle
Film Festival media coordinator Menika van der Poorten told.
The second Galle festival was to be presented in association
with the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan
Tourism and planned to open with Sri Lankan director Vimukthi
Jayasundera"s "Ahasin Wetei," which was in competition at this
year's Venice Film Festival.