Films Division India will organize ‘Baapu’ a festival of films and arts on Mahatma Gandhi from 2nd to 5th October, 2012. This is to commemorate the 143rd birth anniversary of the Mahatma. The festival will be held at the RR Theatre, Films Division, Mumbai. Veteran film maker Shyam Benegal will inaugurate the event.
Registration starts from 10 am on 2nd October, 2012.
The festival includes Baapu Bhajans, screening of feature films, documentaries, slide show and interactive sessions with renowned film makers. Some of the feature films are Gandhi, The Making of The Mahatma, Gandhi My Father, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara and Lage Raho Munna Bhai. While some of the documentaries are Lines of Mahatma, Gandhi An Emerging Reality, Gandhiji through the Eyes of the Cartoonist, Gandhi, Nehru and Modern Art, Gandhiji’s letter to Hitler and Places where Gandhiji lived.
Renowned cineastes Jahnu Barua, Anupam Kher, Feroz Abbas Khan, Rohini Hattangady, Darshan Jariwala and Arun Khopkar will attend the screenings and interact with the audience.
See here for the full schedule of the festival.