The event is being held in Leh and is open to filmmakers from the states and Union territories that straddle the mountain range.
Himalayan Film Festival to be held from 24-28 September
New Delhi - 06 Sep 2021 17:59 IST
The Himalayan Film Festival will be held in Leh, which is the joint capital of the Union territory of Ladakh, from 24-28 September. Organized by the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh in association with the Union ministry of information and broadcasting's Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), the festival will provide a platform to filmmakers from the region.
The organizers have invited filmmakers from the Himalayan states Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland and Union territories Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir to take part in the festival.
The festival will award the Best Short Film (Fiction/Documentary), Best Short Film (Promotional), Best Story, Best Cinematographer and Best Editor. The topics for the promotional film include Jal Jeevan Mission, Skill India – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Rewa Scheme of the Administration of Ladakh, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana and the Swachh Bharat Mission.
In addition to screening films, interactive sessions with filmmakers will be held.