Film-lovers now have an opportunity to watch acclaimed documentary films at public screenings, as well as interact with the director / curator of the films. This is thanks to KSHITIJ, a documentary film club being launched by Films Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, in association with Indian Documentary Producer’s Association (IDPA). The public screenings will be organized on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month during 5:00 pm – 6:30pm at Films Division Complex, followed by a short interaction of audience with the director / curator of the film.
The documentary film club “KSHITIJ”, will be inaugurated by the Minister of State for Urban Development, Government of Maharashtra, Shri Yogesh Sagar in the presence of noted film-makers Arunaraje Patil and Mrinal Kulkarni tomorrow (12th July, 2019) at 5:00 p.m at Audi-I, New Museum Building, Films Division Complex, Mumbai.
The acclaimed documentary film “Secret Life of Frogs” by Ajay & Vijay Bedi will be screened as the inaugural film.
Films Division, established in 1948, has been relentlessly striving to maintain a record of the social, political and cultural imaginations and realities of the country on film. For more than the last seven decades, it has been actively working in encouraging and promoting a culture of film-making in India that respects individual vision and social commitment. It holds more than 8000 titles including priceless INRs (Indian News Review), documentaries, short films and animation films.
The media are requested to spread the word about the film club, so that people can enjoy and participate in the film screening.