The COVID-19 pandemic has made a huge difference around us and most functions are going virtual for security concerns. From performers holding virtual shows to even Durga Puja and Navratri celebrations going virtual, computerized is the path forward. Essentially, even film celebrations are currently being held online broadly just as universally.
Closer home, as of late, a Gujarati film celebration was held online where movies were screened on computerized stages while visit shows and so forth were additionally sorted out essentially. What’s more, comparably, the second release of Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival is likewise being held practically. In the wake of getting a decent reaction during its first year, the subsequent year has discovered more passages and movies from different pieces of the world have additionally been chosen for screening. Discussing the celebration, which will be hung on December 18-19.
National Award victor movie producer Manish Saini, who is additionally the overseer of the celebration, says, “I personally feel in India there are few filmmakers and very few film producers who really work for children’s cinema. In fact, there are very rare Indian Children Films reach to the theaters, so we must make more children cinema, must have more such children film festivals, we must encourage children, parents and schools for talent to come out with good content for young minds.”
During the two-day celebration, films like Are You Listening, Bamboo, Musafir Hun Yaaron, Hide and Seek, The Afternoon, Gulabi Pankh among others will be screened. Ashish Kakkad, one of the jury individuals from the celebration says, “I personally feel making cinema on children are more difficult than other film, it is an art and we must appreciate such efforts.”
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