@Films_Division to organize ‘Gandhi Filmotsav’, to pay tribute on the occasion of @Mahatma150

@Films_Division to organize ‘Gandhi Filmotsav’, to pay tribute on the occasion of @Mahatma150

Mumbai: To pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and as part of his 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations, Films Division, Ministry of Information Broadcasting is organizing ‘Gandhi Filmotsav’ from 26th September to 2nd October, 2020.

The online film festival will be streamed on its Website www.filmsdivision.org and YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision.

The Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October, 2018 marked the beginning of two years celebration of the sesquicentennial of Mahatma Gandhi which is slated to conclude on 2nd October, 2020.

Films Division, a repository of rare live footage and documentaries on the Father of the Nation,  began  the 150 years of celebrating Mahatma by producing and screening a  number short films on Gandhian ideals  across cinemas apart from organizing festival  on his  life and  philosophy,  throughout 2018-2020, in various places in the country.

In its efforts to take the Gandhi Filmotsav to the nook and corner of the country, Films Division has collaborated with the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (Central University), Wardha, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Bengaluru, Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai, India Tourism, Mumbai, Rajiv Gandhi Central University,  Arunachal Pradesh and the Science Media Centre, IISER Pune to screen  the FD package of documentaries and animation films on their website/social media platforms from 26th September to 2nd October, 2020.   

The films included in the  festival schedule  will be streamed on all days, on  www.filmsdivision.org/ Documentary of the Week and www.cfsindia.org and https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision, till 2nd October, 2020.

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