Tuesday, November 26, 2013

IDPA seeking wide platform for screening of documentaries

Sanskar Desai  ,General Secretary, Indian Documentary Producers’ Association (IDPA)said at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that a wide platform should be evolved by the government to screen documentaries in theaters and different TV Channels. He also said that the documentary makers who are doing great work for a social cause should be given due recognition. Sanskar Desai said that IDPA is committed to take documentary films to the remotest corners of the country by arranging different open forums, workshops and seminars. He said that IDPA in partnership with Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) is providing a good platform for promotion of documentaries. He said that IDPA is working in close collaboration with organizations like Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari (Film City), P.L. Deshpande Kala Academy and Film and Cultural Society of North East for screening of documentaries. Priti Chandriani, Treasurer of IDPA ,Lygia Mathews, Executive Committee Member,Aftab Afridi, Executive Committee Member, were also attended the press meet.

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