Children’s Film Society, India in collaboration with The Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration organized ‘Children’s Film Bonanza’ at DBRAIT Auditorium, Dollygunj, Port Blair from 30th September to 2nd October 2016.


The schedule of the film festival was as under:


Date Time Title Time Title
30.09.2016 10 am – 12 noon Goopi Gawaiiya Bagha Bajaiiya 1 pm – 3 pm Pappu Ki Pugdandi
01.10.2016 11 am – 1 pm Kaphal 3 pm – 5 pm Krish, Trish & Baltiboy-I
02.10.2016 11 am – 1 pm Gattu 3 pm – 5 pm Bapu Ne Kaha Tha


The three days film festival was inaugurated by Smt. Prem Mukhi, First lady of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 10 am on 30th September 2016 at DBRAIT Auditorium. The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray, Smti Rupa Ray, Smti Ankita Mishra Bundela, IAS, Secretary (Art & Culture & Tourism) and Dr.R.Dev Das, Director (Art & Culture) were present on the occasion.


A large number of students and teachers from different schools in and around Port Blair in South Andaman and other numbering around 1000 witnessed the films in each show. The Children’s films festival was a great success and the Department of Art & Culture will look forward to such occasion in future also.