IWD : MANUU to organize thematic film festival on Mar 8

Hyderabad, Mar 7 (Agency) In connection with the International Women’s Day on Monday, Instructional Media Centre (IMC), MANUU will organize a thematic Film Festival at its IMC Preview Theatre. The thematic film festival will be live on IMC YouTube Channel and other social media platforms.
For the film festival, Instructional Media Centre has collaborated with prestigious Mobile Film Festival, Paris, France. Mr Bruno Smadja, Head, Mobile Film Festival, France has agreed to provide 60 Films of 1-minute duration each from 25 countries on Women Empowerment for this Film Festival, a release here said on Sunday. On the Occasion, Mr Smadja said that “ I am very excited to exhibit the films for Indian audience and look forward to receiving the response of Indian audience. He said, these films are inspirational and will inspire Women to become more self reliance”. Mr Rizwan Ahamd, Director of the Centre said that this will be a unique programme where very powerful short duration films shot on mobile from different countries would be screened for the audience.

He added that Mr Bruno will also address the audiene during the inaugural ceremony which will be webcast live at IMC MANUU Youtube channel. MANUU Vice Chancellor Prof B Rehmatullah congratulated IMC for its efforts in planning such an important programme on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Prof. Siddique Mohd. Mahmood, Registrar I/c.,MANUU said that it is important to educate every one on women’s rights and this programme involving the medium of cinema will definitely enrich the audience of all all age groups. Professors, Deans, Directors, HoDs of MANUU will be invited for Inaugural ceremony at IMC followed by film screening. Prof. Shahida Murtuza, Director, Centre for Women’s Studies, MANUU will also address the audience during the inaugural ceremony as guest of honor, the release added.