CFSI to organise children film bonanza
Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) – an autonomous body under Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India, with its outreach partner Cinedarbaar with support of Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has announced to organise the CFSI film bonanza for the children of Nagaland beginning from July 14.
Film Bonanza is being organised to provide children of North East India a wholesome entertainment and to strengthen the children’s film movement in the region. CFSI Bonanza will kick-start its film screenings in Nagaland covering schools in the districts of Tuensang, Mokokchung, Kohima and Phek from July 14 to 21.
CFSI promotes films that provide healthy and wholesome entertainment for children to broaden their perspective and encourage them to reflect on the world around. With an enviable catalogue of 250 films in 10 different languages, CFSI remains the prime producer of children’s films in South Asia. They organise film screenings across the country, reaching out to approximately four million children annually.
CFSI is committed to strengthening the children’s film movement within India and promoting Indian produced children’s films across the globe.
Cinedarbaar- a think tank for cinema, has devoted itself to explore moving images. They are interested in running programmes at grassroot level and have been mainly involved in film curatorial practices, programming film festivals, film criticism, research and education campaigns.
The Children Film Bonanza will have its first screening in Tuensang on July 14 and 15 followed by Mokokchung on July 17 and 18 and Kohima on July 19 and 20. The screening will culminate in Pfütsero on July 21.
Some of the films which will be showcased during the CFSI film bonanza are ‘Nokpokliba,’ ‘Maa,’ ‘Kima’s Lod,’ ‘Jeeyo Aur Jeeney Do,’ ‘Adventure of Sugar,’ ‘Summer with Ghost,’ ‘Raju and Tinku’ – (A Boy and a Mouse), ‘Happy Mother’s Day,’ ‘Touching Wild Horses,’ and ‘Katputli.’
To promote child protection rights, short animated fun films made by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights will also be screened before every film. The festival will also organise quiz competition based on the films screened for children. Each correct answer will win special gifts.