Indian Film Festival Mizoram Comes For The First Time To North East India

Entertainment | January 22, 2018 | News

Indian Film Festival Mizoram SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN

Mizoram is all set to organise the first ever film festival, Indian Film Festival Mizoram from January 23 to 25. A grand press conference was organised to announce the festival and as a curtain raiser for the upcoming event. The First ever Indian Film Festival Mizoram will be organised in Aizawl in January 2018. 

The Indian Film Festival Mizoram is being jointly organised by the Government of Mizoram and Innovations India Advertising & Events Pvt. Ltd. who are the official state partners of Mizoram for the overall development of Mizoram. The Festival is being organised as part of the SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN and shall see the presence of a number of acclaimed film makers from across India and the world.

The festival will showcase 5 path breaking films in different Indian Languages and is proudly curated by Captain Rahul Bali who has been conducting Indian Film Festivals Worldwide. The mega event which is the first of its kind in Mizoram shall be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Sh. Lal Thanhawla on January 23, 2018 at Vanapa Hall, Aizawl and shall be attended by dignitaries and luminaries from across India and the world.

The Indian Film Festival Mizoram is an endeavour to promote Mizoram as a preferred destination for both
business and leisure as the festival would be promoted throughout the country catapulting Mizoram into limelight. The Festival will feature some of the finest Indian movies from different film industries across India. The iconic brand of Indian cinema that aims at spreading sheer happiness will be on display. The audience in Mizoram will have an opportunity to see some great works of creative brilliance by master Indian film makers and these film makers will get to see the beautiful mountains and landscapes of Mizoram which will go a long way in creating bonds of relations between the film makers and Mizoram.

Some of the leading film makers from India and Abroad have been invited by Innovations India to attend the festival. The Indian Film Festival Mizoram will also promote the cleanest small town in Mizoram – Biate as a destination that has conformed to the SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN in an exemplary manner.

A short film making competition has been announced on this subject and the winners are going to be awarded at the festival with cash prizes worth Rs.1 Lac and certificates of Appreciation by the State Government.

The Minister for Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation Pu. Zodintluanga said,'' The first ever Indian Film
Festival in Mizoram is sure to create a buzz about Mizoram and shall act as a brilliant platform for the Indian as well as the International film makers who are interested in reaching out to a crossover audience in Mizoram thereby bringing in a lot of visibility and publicity for the state. Also the Indian Film Festival Mizoram would offer excellent opportunities to the relatively young Mizo Film Industry to interact and learn newer techniques of film making fromsome of the best film makers of the world.”

The Minister also thanked and hailed the efforts of the curator of IFF Mizoram, Captain Rahul Bali and the entire
team at Innovations India for conceptualising and curating this mega first ever Indian Film Festival in Mizoram and getting some of the most prolific film makers from across the globe to visit Mizoram via this festival.
Speaking on the occasion The MD Innovations India & Curator of IFF Mizoram Captain Rahul Bali said, “It’s a
matter of great pride and honour for me and my entire team at Innovations India to curate the first ever Indian Film Festival Mizoram. Mizoram is a beautiful state that has largely remained unexplored till now as far as the world of Films and cinema is concerned and in fact Mizoram has a lot to offer to the Film makers. Initiatives like the Indian Film Festival Mizoram will surely place Mizoram in the list of desired destinations for film makers and boost the image of the state in the most desired manner. We are thankful to the state Government of Mizoram who have agreed to make the Indian Film Festival Mizoram an annual event which shall feature a rich mix of programs designed to build and support the growing interest of the Indian film industry in Mizoram that shall go a long way in achieving our goal of making Mizoram a preferred destination for both leisure and business.“

“As the state partners of Mizoram, we look forward to introducing the Magnetic Mizoram to the world and seek to develop a lot of synergies for the overall growth of the state and IFF Mizoram is just the beginning. We have a lot of very interactive and huge events planned to be organised in Mizoram in the near future” said Captain Rahul Bali.

The festival is tied up with SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN and aims to establish Mizoram as an ideal filming location for movie-makers.

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