Namchi, Jan 8 (IPR)
A meeting in connection with Children’s Film Festival to be organized in the South District was held at DC office today. Present amongst others were DC (South) Ragul K, ADC (South) Satyan Kr. Pradhan, SDM (HQ) Chiran Rizal, Assistant Distribution Officer (Children’s Film Society, India) Pramod Alphanso and other concerned officials.
Speaking, during the meeting Ragul K. informed that this festival will be held all over the South District wherein students from both Government and Private Schools will actively take part. Additionally, a special show for the visually impaired children from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute for the visually handicapped, Boomtar will also be arranged. Mr. Ragul also said that this festival will be convened during the month of February at Imperial Talkies and the childrens movie will simultaneously be telecasted at Schools located at rural and urban areas of the district.
Informing about Childrens Film Society, India (CFSI) Promod appraised that this is an autonomous body, under Ministry of Information Broadcasting, Government of India committed to producing, exhibiting and distributing children’s film. CFSI has a film library of 265 Children’s Film in 23 languages and some of these films have won various national and international awards. With the motto ‘Promoting Every Child’s Right to Entertainment’ CFSI organizes Childrens Film Festival across pan India. Mr. Promod also highlighted that during this festival free thematic and education oriented films of CFSI are showcased.