Children Film Festival to be held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The National Children Film Festival, 2012 to be held by end of April or early May this year here. "We want to hold the children film festival in Odisha during the summer vacation. The state government has assured us to provide all assistance for the festival," National Children Film Society chairperson Nandita Das told reporters here after meeting state Chief Secretary B K Patnaik.

Besides in the state capital, there was a plan to organise the film festival in different district headquarters of the state so that rural children could enjoy films from across the globe, she said. Nandita also met officials of the tourism department and some members of the NGOs.