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Films from US, Canada to be showcased at Indian film festival

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 children’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.

Read: DC South Asian Film Festival 2022 kicks off November 3 (October 31, 2022)

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 children’s content from across the world are coming together.

According to the organizers this year more than 50 children’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.

India’s Oscar entry this year, ‘Chhello Show’ (Last Film Show), will be shown on the opening day of the festival, Dec 24.

Read: The fourth edition of the Ahmedabad International Children’s Film Festival will showcase over 50 children’s films from 19 countries (December 20,2022)

This years’ 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.

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