Friday, January 8, 2010

Children's Film Festival, Bangalore

The six day International Children's Film Festival began in Bangalore on Thursday.

The films to be screened at the festival include Bettadapurada Ditta Makkalu, Naanu Gandhi and Ekalavya (Kannada), King Siri and Bindu (Sri Lanka ), Stars in the Estuary (USA), Child and the Angel (Iran), Walking to School and Magical Tortoise (China) and A Duelo, an animation film from Mexico.

Films with environment themes include Trunk Call, Wildlife Plus, Save Our Sholas and Tiger, The Death Chronicle.

All screenings are at the Bal Bhavan, Yavanika, Movieland and Navarang Theatre.

Call Ph: 9448086161 or email contact@childrensindia.org for details.

Via Deccan Herald
As many as 79 movies are scheduled to be screened over the span of six days in Bangalore. The movies will be screened across three theatres in the City.

The Childrens India organisation that is spearheading the festival, has also arranged special screening sessions at the Movieland theatre concentrating on Chinese movies. “The movies will showcase the best of children’s movies from China, under the “China Focus” special screening sessions,” announced Nanjunde Gowda from the organisation.
Via Children's India
A special feature of this festival will be a separate section of films on Environment at the Balbhavan from 9th to 13th January at 12 noon everyday; luminaries on environment from different parts of the country will participate in the seminar on 11th January. The country focus in this festival in China. From 8th to 13th at 12 noon everyday only Chinese films will be screened in Movie land theatre. Apart from this, an Animation Workshop will be held at ‘Yavanika’, Nrupatunga Road on 8th and 9th of January in two batches daily from 9 to 12 and 1 to 4Pm.
The following timetable of the events being held at Jawahar Bal Bhavan has been compiled from the information found on asklaila bangalore.

8th January 2010
2pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Swedish Film: Gnomes & Trolls - The Secret Chamber

9th January 2010
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Chinese Film: Mai Mai Tis 2008
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Sri Lankan Film: Bindu
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Kannada Film: The Bamboo Children
2pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Iranian Film: I Feel Pity for the Ozone Layer
10th January 2010
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Italian Film: Zoë
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Mexican Film: A Duelo
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Iranian Film: Handlebar Moustache
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - English Film: Tiger-The Death Chronicles

11th January 2010
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Italian Film: Aquarium
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Short Film: Moon Children
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Iranian Film: White Sneakers
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Indian Film: The Asiatic Lion
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Chinese Film: Magical Tortoise
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Indian Film: Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

12th January 2010
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Dutch Film: The Letter for the King
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Indian Film: Reviving Faith
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - English Film: The Prince and the Crown of Stone
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan -

13th January 2010
10am - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - Columbian Film: Rojo Red
12pm - Jawahar Bal Bhavan - German Film: The Mystery of Morpheus

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