Jharkhand Children’s Film Festival, November 19-20, 2018 which is being organised by Department of Mass Communication, Central University of Jharkhand in collaboration with UNICEF, Jharkhand, Prabhat Khabar, Media Partner & Children’s Film Society, India acted as an Associate Partner in this children’s film festival.
To promote the genre of children’s cinema, CFSI’s popular films viz. Kaphal, Gauru – Journey of Courage, Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaijya, Lilkee were screened during this children’s film festival, as Cinema being one of the important communication media catering to the needs of children. It not only helps shape the young minds but also provides quality entertainment to them in the clutter of largely adult content of soap operas, sports programs, news, etc.
The children’s film festival was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by dignitaries – H’ble Prof. Nand Kumar Yadav ‘Indu’, Vice-Chancellor; Dr. Dev Vrat Singh, Dean and Head of Department of Mass Communication, CUF; Ms. Moira Dawa, Communication Officer, UNICEF, Jharkhand; Shri. Vinoy Bhushan, Editor of Prabhat Khabar; Ms. Batul Mukhtiar, director of film ‘Kaphal’ and Shri. Rajesh Gohil, Accounts Officer & Administrative Officer (Addl. Chrg), CFSI.
A Panel discussion was conducted by moderator – Dr. Karuna Sharma, Assistant Professor, Doon University wherein Shri. Rajesh Gohil spoke about CFSI’s effort in Children’s Cinema.