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.

Yatra Archives This library in Ahmedabad is 159 years old

Creative Yatra explores a little known library right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Bhadra Plaza, called ‘Himabhai Institute’.   Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold… Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people… Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined… In ‘Raashi Man’, we see glimpses of the magic that theatre is capable of

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