Kerala government would encourage film directors who supportthe cause of downtrodden and depressed, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said.
He stated this while inaugurating the 10th edition of International documentary and short film festival here.
Vijayan also said the government had constituted a three-member committee to look into the problems faced by women in film industry.
A total of 210 films would be screened during the five-day long festival.
State Minister for Culture and law A K Balan were among those present on the inauguration of the festival, organised by Kerala Chalachitra Academy.
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