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Screening of animation and documentary films to mark Children’s Day – 2021 by Films Division and CFSI
Posted On: 13 NOV 2021 3:01PM by PIB Mumbai
To mark the occasion of Children’s Day 2021, Films Division has joined hands with Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) by organizing an online screening of a special package of films on 14th November, 2021 on its website and YouTube Channel. Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November of every year.
The films being showcased are School Bell (04 min. /2020) – a PSA short film on eradication of child labour, Banyan Deer (9.18 min. / 1959) –a film based on a Buddhist Jataka story, That Touch of Gold (2.22 min./1966) –an animated film which is an adaptation of famous story of King Midas known all over the world for years, Swimmy (5.44 min. / 1973) –a film is based on Mr. Leo Lionni’s book “Swimmy” with the theme of unity, An Evergreen Story (9.21 min./1976) – based on a Panchtantra tale, this film shows how a cry of a child can make a noble soul, still nobler, The Lion and the Rabbit (8.37 min. / 1974) – an animation film which highlights the moral “you don’t have to be big and strong to be successful, you just have to be clever”, Friendship (8.41 min./ 1990) – a short animation based on one of the story of Panchtantra, Ek Anek aur Ekta (7.06 Min/1977) – the iconic animation film weaving a story around the proverb “united we stand, divided we fall” followed by six acclaimed children’s films from CFSI, Taru (19 Mins / 1990), Katputli (14 Mins / 2008), Karuna Ki Vijay (12 Mins / 1985), Karamati Coat (90 min. / 1996), Pappu Ki Pagdandi (90 min. / 2014) and Gauru -The Journey of Courage (124 min. / 2016).
The package of children films will be streamed on www.filmsdivision.org/Documentary of the Week and https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision on 14th November, 2021 for 24 hours.
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