Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University documentaries selected for two film festivals
Hyderabad: Instructional Media Centre(IMC) of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has achieved one more feat as its three short films have be...
Hyderabad: Instructional Media Centre(IMC) of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has achieved one more feat as its three short films have been selected for Global Cinema Festival and National Science Film Festival, going to be held in Sikkim and Tripura respectively.
The selected films were produced under MANUU knowledge series. Md. Aamir Badr is the director of the film 'GAUTAMA BUDDHA', Omar Azmi directed the film 'Al Zahravi' whereas the film 'RAMAN' was directed by M Mohammad Ghouse.
According to Rizwan Ahmad, director of centre, this is the fourth consecutive time when IMC productions have been recognized and selected for the National level film festivals. Earlier, IMC films were selected and screened in 9th National Science Film Festival, Chandigarh, Global Cinema Festival at Siliguri and International Science Film Festival in Kolkata. These films were widely praised by jury and audience in the festival for their language and the subject, he informed. He described selection of short film 'Raman' on National Science Day as a great tribute to CV Raman from MANUU.
Global Cinema Festival is being organised by Film Federation of India in collaboration with Government of Sikkim from February 28 to March 1. Tenth National Film Festival is being organised by Vigyan Prasar, Dept. Of Science & Technology, GoI.
Rizwan while acknowledging the hard work of his team said that this was a very proud moment for MANUU as its films were selected for the second consecutive time for this festival. Dr Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor, congratulated the IMC team for the achievement and extended good wishes for future.