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Assam begins its film festival for children

Assam has inaugurated its children film festival Kidfest-08 at solemn function at the Rabindra Bhawan on Tuesday. The event will have 26 selected films to be screened at the state’s altogether 59 cinema halls. Inaugurating the event, Assam cultural minister Gautom Bora said film are not only for entertainment it can go a long way in building a strong nation by the children community and tomorrow’s citizens.

Speaking on the occasion, Indian Kids Film Society chief Nafisha Ali said these fils could toss the minds of the children who are waiting to build their future with lots of promises.

Jointly organised by Assam cultural department and Indian Kilds film society, the event was inaugurated by screening the Mehek Mirza. These films will be screened at the city based halls namely Anuradha, Bandana, Apsara,Meghdoot, Mayurkrishna in the cinema halls. Prominent among the films include Summer with the Ghost, Bandhi Baxar, Gili gili Atta, Tora, Tsunami 81

Speaking to assamtimes, Dhritiman Chayengia said he was deeply impressed with the show and hoped that it could help them shape their bright future.
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