Bollywood News: IFFI: Movies on children with special need

Panaji, Nov 25 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Besides the glitz and glamour at the on-going International Film Festival of India (IFFI), a new section on parent-child relation ‘social responsibility and inclusivity’ was launched on Friday.

With a motherly touch, the films – ‘Janam’, ‘Aagazh’ and ‘Parvaaz’ have been made by mothers Shalini Gupta, Neena Wagh and Kusum Tiwari, who created an informal group ‘SAATH’.

Parents of children with Special Needs would give film makers, media and delegates, a glimpse into the lives of these special people and families, through three short films they have made.

IFFI Director Shankar Mohan said the movies scheduled for screening on November 27, is to sensitize film makers and delegates about their mission to create awareness about the needs of such children and their families.

Claiming that cinema has always been about social change and awareness, Mohan said, IFFI has therefore given a platform to these brave parents who would be interacting with the delegates and sharing their experiences.

(Reporting by John Edwards)

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