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Guwahati International Children Film Festival takes off

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Sarbananda Saturday inaugurated the first three-day International Children Film Festival and urged the young minds to utilise the knowledge acquired from films to shape their lives.

hoped that the festival would inspire the young generation to make meaningful contribution to the society by becoming able citizens.

Calling upon the teachers and parents to spread awareness among the children about right use of and internet, the also highlighted the need to play sports and engage in physical activity for good health.

Referring to the examples of Hima Das bringing laurels to the state in sports arena and film 'Village Rockstars' getting nominated for from India, urged the youth of the state to draw inspiration from these success stories to achieve excellence in different fields.

The festival has been organised by in association with Dr Regional Government Film and at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here.

The festival will screen a total of 50 children's films from 23 countries and will also have special screening of noted film Hello.

Arrangements have also been made for screening of the festival through satellite at Dhubri, Charaideo, Silchar, Sadiya, Bongaigaon and Dhemaji.

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First Published: Sat, January 19 2019. 23:25 IST