The Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) has organised a week long children’s film festival in Nagaland. It will be mix of films from Northeast India as well as from mainland India which will show folklores and folk tales.
As animated films are very popular nowadays, some interesting animated films will also be screened to generate interest among the children.
It has been jointly organised by CFSI and Directorate of School Education of the Government of Nagaland. It will cover major cities of Nagaland, including Kohima, Wokha and Dimapur during the week long festival.
The festival is titled as ‘CFSI Film Bonanza’ that opened on 23 August.
Films To Be Screened
- ‘Kima’s Lode Beyond the Class’ by Zuala Chhangte – a Mizo film which was also screened at the recently held 4th Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival in Guwahati
- ‘Nokpokliba’ – a Naga animated film based on Naga folklore by Meren Imchen
- ‘Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa’ an Indian animated film by Shilpa Ranade
- ‘Krish, Trish & Batliboy’ an animated film about a monkey named Krish, a cat named Trish and donkey called Baltiboy. They will take you on an exotic journey to the land of Indian Folk tales and folk music. The film has been directed by Munjal Shroff and Tilakraj Shetty.
CEO of CFSI, Sharavan Kumar said, ‘We have been very active in bringing high-quality children’s entertainment to the Northeast by way of exposing them to CFSI films for the last few years. We have seen many creative personnel from the Northeast, being involved in various film making projects.’
CFSI had earlier this year presented the second leg of 19th International Children’s Film Festival at Gangtok in Sikkim. This festival also covered West Sikkim wherein it travelled through districts of Geyzing, Yokosm, Bermoik Martam and Tharpuss.