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Children's Film Society, India organise children film festival

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Guwahati, August 25: galand witnesses a children's film festival, which is being presented by Children's Film Society, India and Directorate of School Education, Govt. of galand along with Cinedarbaar. The festival was kick off on August 23 and it will continue to August 30 which will cover all the major cities of galand including Kohima, Wokha and Dimapur. CFSI's Film Bonza will showcase films like Kima's Lode -Beyond the class directed by Zuala Chhangte (2015), Nokpokliba by Meren Imchen (2005), Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa by Shilpa Rade (2013) and Krish, Trish & Batliboy directed by Munjal Shroff and Tilakraj Shetty (2009) offering a wholesome entertainment to the children from North-East. Dr. Shravan Kumar, CEO, CFSI said, "We have been very active in bringing high-quality children's entertainment to the North-East by way of exposing them to CFSI films for the last few years. We have seen many creative personnel from the North-East, being involved in various film making projects. CFSI Film Bonza is one of the significant initiatives that CFSI has undertaken over the years to bring the North-East closer to the mainstream India. We will continue similar initiatives as we go ahead into the future." CFSI had earlier this year, presented the second leg of 19th Intertiol Children's Film Festival in Gangtok, Sikkim.More than a thousand students only from Sikkim attended this festival and enjoyed film screenings, workshops, quiz, discussions and much more during the event. CFSI has been making films for Indian market since its inception and this would be a collective effort to reach market intertiolly and make much better cinema which would be entertaining as well as educative. It can be mentioned that CFSI was setup in 1955 and since then it has produced over 250 films for children including feature films, short films, animations, television episodes and documentaries.

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