Bali will host a world film festival concurrently with the 2012 Bali International Film festival (BIFF).
"The World Film Festival would overshadow world class film festivals," Dr Shri Arya Vedakarna, BIFF pioneer and conceptor said here, Wednesday.
He said BIFF`s activities in four years to come in BIFF`s 14th anniversary would receive World Film Festival special attention.
He admitted that many have been supported by BIFF activities, and succeeded in the past 10 years.
"The event was held in Sanur Beach Hotel and showed films from nine countries," he said.
Participants are Chile, Bangladesh, Hungary, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Slovakia, Venezuela and host Indonesia. The event was also attended by several movie star, producers, directors and film practitioners, in addition to Arya Vedakarna, BIFF licensed owner and Bali Music Awardee and film star Widyawati and Ria Irawan