“If films can leave an impact on the audience that is called a real communication, and film festivals are the best way to project the culture of any country” said Carlos A Irigoyen Forno, the Deputy Head of Mission, Peru Embassy in India while inaugurating the 66th Festival of Short Digital Films produced by Marwah Films and Video Production and directed by the students of AAFT.
“It is important to keep in mind the need of audience while producing the films. Film making not only needs your willingness but ability too.” said Sandeep Marwah president of Marwah Studios and Chairperson of International Film and Television Club welcoming all the guests of 66th FSDF.
Some of the finest films were shown during the festival including The Final Cut Off Directed by Balwender Singh, Maimuna Directed by Ismail Sarr, The Beggar by Shathi Vijayan, Last Breath by Himanshu Chittkara, 2080 Life Without Oil by Daniel Martin, Night Tales by Daniel Ekundayo Akinshola, and 4th Idiot by Sanjeev Rai.
Others who spoke on the occasion were Satish Kapoor, President of voluntary organization Brotherhood, Rajiv Raghunatan former editor of Financial Express, Dr. Asmi Raza Editor Indian Dominion, S.K. Goel financial consultant, Satya Bhushan Jain trustee Narayan Sewa Sansthan, Speaking about the importance of film festivals Prof. Harshvardhan Director Academics, Prof. Gubir Garewal Jt. Director AAFT and R.K. Singh Dean Asian School of Media Studies expressed their views.