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Every year on May 15, ‘International Day of Families’ is celebrated to respect the social, economic, and demographic changes our families have gone through.

This year, people might embrace their families a little more than ever, due to the COVID19 pandemic.  It primarily aims to educate people about the importance of family.

On this day, CFSI film ‘SUNDAY’ directed by Pankaj Advani, a series of funny and weird events which separates mother, father and son with each trying to find one another was screened for entertainment of children by Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) at multiple locations in association with various NGOs.

Mother’s Day is celebrated in various parts of the world to express respect, honour, and love towards mothers.

On ‘Mother’s Day’ on 9th May 2021, Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) organised screening of its children film ‘HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY for entertainment of children at various NGOs, to honour the love of all the mothers and pay tribute for everything a mother does unconditionally for her child.

On the Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) organised screening of its children film ‘DAK GHAR’ based on a play by Rabindranath Tagore directed by Zul Vellani which  brings together a collage of talents from Indian cinema including Kaifi Azmi, M S Sathyu, Madan Mohan, Sharmila Tagore and Balraj Sahni. The film was screened at multiple locations in association with various NGOs / Organisations in India.

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands global campaign, launched in 2009 and celebrated annually on 5 May (World Hand Hygiene Day) aims to maintain global promotion, visibility and sustainability of hand hygiene in health care.

On ‘World Hand Hygiene Day’, Children’s Film Society, India screened film ‘Master Ki Class’ made by Little Directors for infotainment of children, to encourage children to protect themselves from COVID-19 by appropriate hand hygiene.

The Veterinary Day is celebrated on the last Saturday of April. The 2021 World Veterinary Day is held on 24thApril 2021. It is observed globally to recognize the contributions of veterinarians in the field of healthcare and medical science.

On this day, Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) screened film ‘ANOKHA ASPATAL’ to children to celebrate the work of veterinarians to protect animal and human health during the Covid19 pandemic.

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt.

To inspire in kids the love for a simple life, earth & nature, Children’s Film Society, India conducted screening of Children Film “MALLI” on ‘Earth Day’.

World Art Day is celebrated every year on April 15 globally. The date of April 15 was chosen in honour of Leonardo Da Vinci’s birthday. Da Vinci was chosen as a symbol of world peace, freedom of expression, tolerance, brotherhood and multiculturalism as well as art’s importance to other fields.

 It is an international celebration of arts to recognize and support all forms of creative expressions like visual arts, films, music, creative writing etc. It is also celebrated to create awareness of the diversity of artistic expressions and highlight the contribution of artists to sustainable development. World Art Day is also used to highlight the importance of arts education in schools and institutions.

CFSI celebrated “World Art Day” on 15th April, by conducting multiple screening of CFSI produced and Shri Satyan Bose directed Children Film “Anmol Tasveer” for the entertainment of NGOs/Organisations at multiple locations, while taking all necessary steps and precautions to prevent the spread of COVID19.

CFSI celebrated ‘World Health Day’ on 7th April 2021 by screening film BHAGO BHOOTto encourage to build a fairer& healthier world and live a healthy life. The film was screened for infotainment of children at NGOs/Organisations at multiple locations, while taking all necessary steps to prevent the spread of COVID19.

On the occasion of ‘International Children’s Book Day’ on 2nd April 2021 to promote the habit of reading and urge the importance of books among young children, CFSI screened film LAGI SHARTH for infotainment of children at NGOs/Organisations at multiple locations, while taking all necessary steps to prevent the spread of COVID19.

CFSI celebrated World Theatre Day on 27th March 2021 by screening film FOTO to raise the importance of theatre arts, how they play an important role in the field of entertainment and the changes that theatre brings in life. The film was screened for infotainment of children at NGOs/Organisations at multiple locations, while taking all necessary steps to prevent the spread of COVID19.

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

On this day, CFSI organised screening of film LAADLI at multiple locations for the infotainment of children, while taking all necessary steps to prevent the spread of Covid19.

Synopsis of film LAADLI:

12 year old Roshni is left an orphan after a cyclone. She takes shelter in a refugee home. Coming to know of her plight her childless uncle and aunt take her with them. They live in a village in the interiors of Rajasthan which practices female infanticide. Not a single girl child has been allowed to survive in the past 80 years. Roshni’s optimism and vivacity surprise the villagers, exposing their fallacy of considering the male child superior than a girl. But can a lone girl change prejudice and faulty tradition of centuries?

CFSI Chennai in association with ROB, Chennai  through their FOB units screened film LAADLI for students, on International Women’s Day, to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.