World Film Festival Comes to the Valley of Kashmir

Kashmir world film festival 2017

The Actors Creative Theatre, a local NGO in Kashmir has organised the World Film Festival, where more than 40 feature films and documentaries will be projected at Tagore Hall, Srinagar from July 1 to July 5. The organisation has been working in the field of art, literature and culture since past 40 years and is currently occupying more than 25 students within their batch. The boutique film festival has till now received more than 60 entries and they will be choosing majorly cinemas made by Kashmiri filmmakers. The film festival will work as a boost for the Kashmiri mass communication and media students who currently depend on other states of India for bigger opportunities.

Festival director Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan will be screening Kashmir films like Partav, Kashmir Daily, Gul, Saaz and Ocean of Tears, and will additionally include masterpieces made by the students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) to inspire the budding moviemakers of Kashmir. The jury has also decided to organise showcase of Iconic Indian films like Do Bigha Zamin and Kabuliwala.

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