New Delhi: The Directorate of Film Festivals is organizing ASEAN India Film Festival from 25th to 30th May here in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs as part of the series of events to commemorate the 25 years of ASEAN and India relations.
Read in Hindi: आसियान फिल्म महोत्सव में दिखाई जाएंगी 11 देशों की 32 फिल्में
Around 32 films from 11 countries are to be screened during the Festival. Beyond films, the Festival will also panel discussions on the various aspect of cinema.
Hour-Long discussions and interactive sessions on different aspects of filmmaking for the students of cinema and cine-enthusiasts will be held from 11:00 am from 26th - 28th May.
The Film Festival will be a platform for people of the film industry of member countries to explore areas of cooperation in the domain of “cinema and cultural cooperation. The festival would celebrate the excellence of cinema by exhibiting films from various ASEAN countries.
As a vehicle of Cultural Exchange, the Directorate of Film Festival aims to provide access to new trends in filmmaking by providing the platform for an exchange of ideas, culture, and experiences in the field of cinema.
The film festival will be showcased through screenings of films, alongside exchange of ideas, discussions between the film personalities and interactive sessions with the audience.
The Film Festival will be non-competitive. The tagline of the Festival is proposed to be ‘Friendship through Films’.
Students of Film, Media and Drama Institutes will be invited for the interactive sessions.