September 14th, 2011
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Kerala’s first travelling childrens fest begins

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s first travelling film festival organized by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy began today. The festival is being organized in association with the Children’s Film Society of India and the Directorate of Public Instruction, Government of Kerala.

The festival was inaugurated by KB Ganeshkumar, Minister for sports and cinema. 12 films would be shown to high school students in selected schools in the 14 districts of Kerala. The films include award-winning works like”Malli”,”Sunday”,”Halo”, and”Chhota Sipahi”. Films produced by the Children’s Film Society of India and directed by renowned directors Sivan, Santosh Sivan and Virendra Saini would also be screened.

The films would be introduced to the children before each screening and they would be encouraged to participate in discussions afterwards. The festival would start from Thiruvananthapuram, move on to Thrissur and Kannur and cover 46 schools till October 14.



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