Monday, May 28 2018 | Time 06:28 Hrs(IST)
image image
  • Egypt detains prominent opposition leader, former Sisi supporter -sources
  • Militants attack army camp in Kashmir, soldier martyred
  • Colombia's right-wing Duque, leftist Petro head to presidential runoff
  • Anti-corruption group says Nigeria expanding use of opaque $670 mln "slush fund"
  • Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules
  • Colombians vote for new president with peace deal at stake
  • A full investigation led by ICC Anti-Corruption Unit now underway to examine each claim made: Alex Marshall
  • Watson inspires CSK to a third IPL title
  • U S proposes U N sanctions against six senior S Sudan officials -draft
States Share

CFSI to host three-day National Children’s Film Festival in Vizag smart city

Visakhapatnam, Apr 4 (UNI) Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) is all set to host a National Children’s Film Festival (NCFF) in the Vizag Smart city on April 7.

CFSI Chief Executive Officer Shravan Kumar today said the three-day children’s film festival that would host 40,000 students at the VUDA Children’s Arena will be inaugurated by the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on April 7.
Over 40,000 students are expected to attend the festival where CFSI’s children’s movies will be screened.

A total of 24 CFSI’s children’s movies will be screened at the three-day festival on the 12 screens provided. Three shows will be held per day at each screen.

The opening film of NCFF is ‘Shanu – The Optimist’ directed by KNT Sastry, produced by CFSI in 2016. Other films that will be screened at the children’s film festival include Akkineni Kutuma Rao’s ‘Amulyam’, ‘Bandu Boxer’, ‘Bhago Bhoot’, ‘Chota Sipahi’, ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ and ‘Pappu ki Pugdandi’.

Mr Kumar said the Children’s Film Society, India stated that the National Children’s Film Festival is one of the largest film festival organized for children anywhere in the country.

The aim of the film festival that was first held in 2014 in Delhi and in 2016 in Jaipur is not just to expose a number of children to quality cinema, but also to introduce novel elements beyond films.

More News

Nagaland rich in rare species birds & butterfly, study reveals

27 May 2018 | 11:39 PM

Kohima May 27 (UNI) A recent conclave on biodiversity in Zunheboto district has reported 212 species of birds, 155 species of butterflies and more than 200 species of moths, which are rare.

 Sharesee more..

‘Hamro Sikkim Party’ to be launched from Daramdin

27 May 2018 | 11:30 PM

Gangtok,May 27 (UNI) Footballer turned politician Bhaichung Bhutia has announced at the Delhi Press Club that his political party Hamro Sikkim Party(HSP) will be launched from Daramdin West Sikkim on 31st May ’18.

 Sharesee more..

RUSA Director assures special provision for NE states

27 May 2018 | 11:09 PM

Kohima, May 27 (UNI) A special provision to improve higher education will be made exclusively for the North Eastern States, National Mission Director of RUSA and secretary of HRD Ministry,R Subramanyam, has said.

 Sharesee more..
Cuttack tea seller figures in PM's “Mann ki Baat"

Cuttack tea seller figures in PM's “Mann ki Baat"

27 May 2018 | 10:52 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 27 (UNI) A tea vendor in the millennium city of Cuttack in Odisha has been hailed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his “Maan ki Baat”, aired on the All India Radio on Sunday, for his selfless service in realizing the dreams of slum children.

 Sharesee more..

15 Pari Express to travel across Odisha to campaign against Child sexual abuse

27 May 2018 | 10:31 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 27 (UNI) Odisha Police in association with UNICEFwill launch a two-week statewide community awareness campaign against child sexual abuse from May 28 to June 12.

 Sharesee more..