Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival from Dec 26 to 29 to showcase 50 plus films from 19 countries
While film festivals across the globe showcasing indie as well as documentary movies from various parts of the world has become the new norm, it is not very often that you come across a film festival targeting childrenâ€™s category of movies.
In Ahmedabad, India, 2022 would mark the fourth edition of one such film festival. The Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival, from Dec 26 to 29 gives a rare platform to films especially targeted towards younger audiences.
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Beginning this weekend, a unique film festival will be held in Ahmedabad, in the western Indian state of Gujarat. The Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival is a platform where childrenâ€™s content from across the world are coming together.
According to the organizers this year more than 50 childrenâ€™s films, from 19 countries from across the world have sent their entries to be a part of the festival.
Some of the countries which will be showcasing their movies at the festival include Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Chile, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Turkey, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United States, and of course India.
Indiaâ€™s Oscar entry this year, â€˜Chhello Showâ€™ (Last Film Show), will be shown on the opening day of the festival, Dec 24.
This yearsâ€™ categories and awards include — Best Feature Film, Best Short Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Animation Film, Best Student Film, Best Director Feature Film, Best Director Short Film, Best Director Documentary Film, Best Actor Feature Film, Best Child Actor, Best Story, Best background score, and special recognition as Golden Kite Award, Silver Kite Award & Bronze Kite Award.